Instructed

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  • (all used chiefly with qualifiers `well'' or `poorly'' or `un-'') having received specific instruction; "unschooled ruffians"; "well tutored applicants"

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'Instructed' example sentence in quotations


* Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant. - Epictetus

* Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know. - Gilbert Keith Chesterton

* The wise are instructed by reason ordinary minds by experience the stupid, by necessity and brutes by instinct. - Cicero


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Instructed Sample Sentences in News


  • Egypt- Leak allegedly reveals government using media to shape public opinion
    (MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) A new leak allegedly reveals that government officials instructed leading media figures to appeal to people's emotions and encourage them to support Abd... Read more on this news related to 'Instructed'
  • Recent refugees instructed on coping with the storm
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Newly arrived refugees in Rhode Island from Somalia and the Democratic Republic of Congo have never experienced snow, let alone a potentially catastrophic blizzard. But they are getting help. Read more on this news related to 'Instructed'
  • Tokyo Vows to Use All Diplomatic Routes to Free Two Japanese Captives of IS
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe instructed his government to resort to all possible measures to have two hostages released. IS militants threatened to kill the captives unless a $200-million ransom is paid by the Japanese government. Read more on this news related to 'Instructed'

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