learning

  • 1learning — UK US /ˈlɜːnɪŋ/ noun [U] ► the process of getting an understanding of something by studying it or by experience: »Knowledge and learning are essential factors for achieving successful outcomes. »Continuous learning and acquiring new skills are… …

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  • 2Learning — Learn ing, n. [AS. leornung.] 1. The acquisition of knowledge or skill; as, the learning of languages; the learning of telegraphy. [1913 Webster] 2. The knowledge or skill received by instruction or study; acquired knowledge or ideas in any… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3learning — (n.) O.E. leornung learning, study, from leornian (see LEARN (Cf. learn)). Learning curve attested by 1907 …

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  • 4learning — I noun acquired knowledge, acquirements, acquisition of knowledge, analysis, attainment, body of knowledge, common knowledge, comprehension, discipline, edification, education, enlightenment, erudition, experience, extensive knowledge,… …

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  • 5learning — erudition, scholarship, *knowledge, science, information, lore Analogous words: *culture, cultivation, breeding, refinement: enlightenment (see corresponding verb at ILLUMINATE) …

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  • 6learning — [n] education, knowledge acquirements, attainments, culture, erudition, information, letters, literature, lore, research, scholarship, schooling, science, study, training, tuition, wisdom; concepts 274,409 Ant. ignorance …

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  • 7learning — ► NOUN ▪ knowledge or skills acquired through study or by being taught …

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  • 8learning — [lʉr′niŋ] n. [ME lerning < OE leornung < leornian, to LEARN] 1. the acquiring of knowledge or skill 2. acquired knowledge or skill; esp., much knowledge in a special field SYN. INFORMATION …

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  • 9Learning — Learn and Learned redirect here. For other uses, see Learn (disambiguation) and Learned (disambiguation). Neuropsychology Topics …

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  • 10learning — /lerr ning/, n. 1. knowledge acquired by systematic study in any field of scholarly application. 2. the act or process of acquiring knowledge or skill. 3. Psychol. the modification of behavior through practice, training, or experience. [bef. 900; …

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  • 11learning — noun 1 process of learning sth ADJECTIVE ▪ effective, successful ▪ a model for effective learning ▪ independent ▪ distance (= by correspondence course) ▪ …

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  • 12Learning — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Learning >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 learning learning Sgm: N 1 acquisition of knowledge acquisition of knowledge &c. 490 acquisition of skill &c. 698 Sgm: N 1 acquirement acquirement attainment Sgm: N 1 edification… …

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  • 13learning — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Acquisition of knowledge Nouns 1. learning, assimilation, absorption; erudition, knowledge; humanity, wisdom, breeding; study, education, schooling; reading, inquiry, contemplation; apprenticeship,… …

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  • 14learning — learn|ing [ lɜrnıŋ ] noun uncount ** the process of gaining knowledge and experience, for example by studying: the oldest institute of learning in Europe The school provides an ideal learning environment for children. a learning experience (=a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15learning */*/ — UK [ˈlɜː(r)nɪŋ] / US [ˈlɜrnɪŋ] noun [uncountable] a) the process of gaining knowledge and experience, for example by studying the oldest institute of learning in Europe The school provides an ideal learning environment for children. a learning… …

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  • 16learning — [[t]lɜ͟ː(r)nɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Learning is the process of gaining knowledge through studying. → See also , seat of learning The brochure described the library as the focal point of learning on the campus …

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  • 17learning — noun 1) a center of learning Syn: study, studying, education, schooling, tuition, teaching, academic work; research 2) the astonishing range of his learning Syn: scholarship, knowledge, education …

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  • 18learning — learn•ing [[t]ˈlɜr nɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) knowledge acquired by systematic study in any field of scholarly application 2) the act or process of acquiring knowledge or skill 3) anb Psychol. the modification of behavior through practice, training, or… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19learning —   A o, na auao, palapala, ike.    ♦ Learning very fast, hikiwawe ka ike.    ♦ Source of learning, kumu a o.    ♦ Depository of learning, ka waihona o ka na auao (of a learned person) …

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  • 20learning — see learning is better than house and land when house and land are gone and spent, then learning is most excellent a little knowledge is a dangerous thing there is no royal road to learning …

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