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English definition of “learn”

learn

verb     /lɜːn/ US  /lɝːn/ (learned or UK also learnt, learned or UK also learnt)
A1 [I or T] to get knowledge or skill in a new subject or activity : They learn Russian at school . "Can you drive ?" "I'm learning." I've learned a lot about computers since I started work here. [+ to infinitive] I'm learning to play the piano . [+ question word + to infinitive] First you'll learn (how) to use this machine .Knowing and learning B1 [T] to make yourself remember a piece of writing by reading it or repeating it many times : I don't know how actors manage to learn all those lines . We were told to learn Portia's speech by heart (= be able to say it from memory ) for homework .Remembering, reminding and reminders B2 [I or T] to start to understand that you must change the way you behave : She'll have to learn that she can't have everything she wants . She soon learned not to contradict him. He's not afraid to learn from his mistakes .Understanding and comprehending B1 [I or T] to be told facts or information that you did not know : We were all shocked to learn of his death . [+ (that)] I later learned (that) the message had never arrived . I only learned about the accident later .Knowing and learning
(Definition of learn verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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