Definition of 'erudition'
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It combines erudition and caustic humour and keeps up a cracking pace. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This eloquent, humane and balanced book wears its erudition lightly. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)He was a good friend, whose wit and erudition will be greatly missed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This text crackles with humour, erudition and wisdom. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And your comments have been made with intelligence, humour and erudition. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She was not known for particular wit or erudition, but there was no reason to suppose that she would not drift comfortably through life. Times, Sunday Times (2008)For erudition and enthusiasm, the roster of academic heavyweights who sail on the Minerva is hard to beat. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Occasionally. erudition is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of erudition from the Collins English Dictionary
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