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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One trained in teaching; a teacher.
  • n. A specialist in the theory and practice of education.
  • n. An administrator of a school or an educational institution.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person distinguished for his/her educational work
  • n. A person who, or a thing which, educates
  • n. A teacher
  • n. A person that accepts responsibility for the educating process and educates by supporting and assisting an educand.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who educates; a teacher.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which educates; specifically, one who makes a business or a special study of education; a teacher or instructor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who educates young people

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