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English definition of “learning”

learning

noun [U]     /ˈlɜːnɪŋ/
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 pivotal for sustaining achievements . → See also action learning, distance learning, e-learning, lifelong learning, organizational learning, workplace learning
(Definition of learning noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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