Meaning of “learning” in the English Dictionary

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"learning" in British English

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learningnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈlɜː.nɪŋ/ us /ˈlɝː.nɪŋ/

B2 the activity of obtaining knowledge:

This technique makes learning fun.

knowledge obtained by study:

His friends praised his generosity, wit, and learning.

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  • I'm afraid anything that involves language learning has always defeated me .
  • Some students have a more analytical approach to learning.
  • The idea with young children is to integrate learning with play.
  • Children are encouraged to take an investigative approach to learning.
  • I prefer teaching methods that actively involve students in learning.

(Definition of “learning” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"learning" in American English

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learningnoun [ U ]

us /ˈlɜr·nɪŋ/

the activity of getting knowledge:

This technique makes learning fun.

(Definition of “learning” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"learning" in Business English

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learningnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈlɜːnɪŋ/ us

(Definition of “learning” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)