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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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    • Bangalore: Single post policy - 16 ministers instructed to relinquish party posts
      Bangalore, Sep 15: It is learnt that All India Congress Committee (AICC), in strict enforcement of its 'one man -one post' policy, has instructed 16 ministers in the state who hold organizational posts in the party, to let go of their positions in the party. Read more on this news related to 'Instructed'
    • Norovirus sickness lawyers appointed
      Illness lawyers are instructed to act for guests who fell ill with suspected norovirus at the River Dart Country Park near Ashburton in Devon. Read more on this news related to 'Instructed'
    • Venezuela Threatens Harvard Professor for Default Comment
      Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro instructed the attorney general and public prosecutor to take “actions” against Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann, saying the economist sought to destabilize the country by suggesting the government default on its debt. Read more on this news related to 'Instructed'

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