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English definition of “training”

training

noun [U]  /ˈtreɪ·nɪŋ/ us  
the process of learning the skills you need to do a particular job or activity: We got two weeks of on-the-job training on how to conduct interviews. When you are in training for a competition, you exercise in a way that prepares you for it.
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