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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 er·u·di·tion /ˌɛrəˈdɪʃən, ˌɛrjə-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 er·u·di·tion n.  The act of instructing; the result of thorough instruction; the state of being erudite or learned; the acquisitions gained by extensive reading or study; particularly, learning in literature or criticism, as distinct from the sciences; scholarship.
    The management of a young lady's person is not be overlooked, but the erudition of her mind is much more to be regarded.   --Steele.
    The gay young gentleman whose erudition sat so easily upon him.   --Macaulay.
 Syn: -- Literature; learning. See Literature.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : profound scholarly knowledge [syn: eruditeness, learnedness,
           learning, scholarship, encyclopedism, encyclopaedism]