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train

verb /trein/
to prepare, be prepared, or prepare oneself, through instruction, practice, exercise etc, for a sport, job, profession etc
(se) former; (s’)entraîner
I was trained as a teacher The racehorse was trained by my uncle.
to point or aim (a gun, telescope etc) in a particular direction
pointer (sur)
He trained the gun on/at the soldiers.
to make (a tree, plant etc) grow in a particular direction
faire grimper
You could train the plant up the trellis.
trained adjective (negative untrained) having had teaching
qualifié
She’s a trained nurse a well-trained dog.
trainee noun a person who is being trained
stagiaire, apprenti/-ie
He’s a trainee with an industrial firm (also adjective) a trainee teacher.
trainer noun a person who prepares people or animals for sport, a race etc
entraîneur/-euse
a personal trainer.
an aircraft used for training pilots.
avion-école
training noun preparation for a sport
entraînement
He has gone into training for the race.
the process of learning (the practical side of) a job It takes many years of training to be a doctor.
(Definition of train from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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