1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Educational matters or institutions are concerned with or relate to education.

...the British educational system.

...pupils with special educational needs.

Derived words:
educationally ADV

By far the largest category of pupils requiring special education are the educationally sub-normal.

2) ADJ-GRADED An educational experience teaches you something.

The staff should make sure the kids have an enjoyable and educational day.


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