educated

educated
ed|u|cat|ed [ˈedjukeıtıd US ˈedʒə-] adj
1.) having been well taught and learned a lot
a highly educated woman
2.) university-educated/well-educated/privately-educated etc
having had a particular type of education
3.) educated guess
a guess that is likely to be correct because it is based on some knowledge
Investors must make an educated guess as to the company's potential.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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