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learning curve

noun [C, usually singular]
 
 
HR
the rate at which someone learns a new skill: There has been a learning curve for the company in discovering what works and what doesn't.
a huge/sharp/steep learning curve a situation in which someone has to learn a lot in a short period of time: I'm on a steep learning curve in this new job.
Translations of “learning curve”
in Chinese (Traditional) 學習曲線…
in Russian кривая обучения…
in Turkish öğrenme eğrisi/eğilimi, bir şeyin ne kadar yavaş ve hızlı öğrenildiği…
in Chinese (Simplified) 学习曲线…
in Polish tempouczenia się…
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