erudition

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin eruditio(an instructing, learning, erudition), from erudire(to instruct, educate, cultivate, literally free from rudeness), from e(out) + rudis(rude).

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  • IPA(key): /ˌerʊˈdɪʃən/

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erudition ‎(countable and uncountable, plural eruditions)

  1. Profound knowledge, especially that based on learning and scholarship.

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