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English definition of “learn”


verb [I/T]    /lɜrn/
to get knowledge or understanding of facts or ideas or of how to do things: [T] We’re learning algebra . [I] He’s not much of a cook , but he’s learning. [I] Parents learned of the budget cuts in a letter from the school superintendent . [I] I hope you’ll learn from your mistakes . [+ to infinitive] I learned to drive when I was 16. [+ question word] First you must learn how to use this computer . learner    /ˈlɜr·nər/ noun [C] a fast / slow learner
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