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Instructed Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    instructed adj : (all used chiefly with qualifiers `well' or `poorly' or `un-') having received specific instruction; "unschooled ruffians"; "well tutored applicants" [syn: schooled, taught, tutored]
Instructed Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Instruct \In*struct"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Instructed; p. pr. & vb. n. Instructing.]
  1. To put in order; to form; to prepare. [Obs.] They speak to the merits of a cause, after the proctor has prepared and instructed the same for a hearing. --Ayliffe.
  2. To form by communication of knowledge; to inform the mind of; to impart knowledge or information to; to enlighten; to teach; to discipline. Schoolmasters will I keep within my house, Fit to instruct her youth. --Shak.
  3. To furnish with directions; to advise; to direct; to command; as, the judge instructs the jury. She, being before instructed of her mother, said, Give me here John Baptist's head in a charger. --Matt. xiv. 8. Take her in; instruct her what she has to do. --Shak. Syn: To teach; educate; inform; train; discipline; indoctrinate; direct; enjoin.
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    * 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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    • Venkaiah Naidu instructs DDA to complete mapping of land in 3 months
      Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and all the municipal bodies of Delhi have been instructed by the Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu to get their respective land mapped properly using latest GIS and Information Technology, a statement from the ministry said. Read more on this news related to 'Instructed'
    • Texas Speaker of the House Joe Straus launches budget reforms
      AUSTIN – Speaker Joe Straus this week instructed Texas House budget-writers to begin taking a deeper look at certain agencies’ responsibilities, costs and operating practices. Read more on this news related to 'Instructed'
    • China's military tells soldiers not to spread rumors
      China's military instructed its soldiers on Monday not to believe in or spread rumors and to oppose "political liberalism", following the fall of a former senior officer who has been accused of corruption. The government said in June that Xu Caihou, who retired as vice chairman of the powerful Central Military Commission last year and from the ruling Read more on this news related to 'Instructed'

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