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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • (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

  • Wise Co. Schools director responds to controversial pep rally video
    The director of Wise County Public Schools said he's instructed his staff to be more sensitive when it comes to teacher involvement in student pep rallies, after complaints from parents about a dance number during a recent pep rally at Union High School. Read more on this news related to 'Instructed'
  • Tredyffrin Police Reports: 92-year-old woman is victim of Clearing House scam
    Oct. 10 at 12:20 p.m. – Paoli Pointe Drive in Paoli. The caller reported that their 92-year-old mother was a victim of a Publishers Clearing House scam. She was instructed to cash a check and send some money back to the suspect as a processing fee. The victim lost approximately $8,000. Read more on this news related to 'Instructed'
  • Najib wants Health Ministry to be ready to fight Ebola – Bernama
    Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak (pic) has instructed the Health Ministry to be fully prepared for any possibility in efforts to prevent the spread of the Ebolao. He said for the same purpose, the ministry had intensified Ebola screening at all international entry points in Malaysia. "All hospitals in Malaysia are also in a state of... Read more on this news related to 'Instructed'

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