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Meaning of “retrain” in the English Dictionary

"retrain" in British English

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retrainverb

uk   us   /ˌriːˈtreɪn/
[I] to ​learn new ​skills so you can do a different ​job: Mark used to be an ​actor but now he's retraining as a ​teacher. [T] to ​teach someone a new ​skill so that they can do a different ​job: The ​programme retrains ​unemployedpeople.
retraining
noun [U] uk   us   /-ɪŋ/
(Definition of retrain from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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retrainverb

uk   us   /riːˈtreɪn/ HR, WORKPLACE
[I] to learn new ​skills, so that you can do a different ​job: Older ​people may not have the ​time or ​finances to retrain. David used to ​work in the ​financialsector but retrained as a ​lawyer.retrain to become sth He's ​currently retraining to become a plumber.
[T] to teach someone new ​skills, so that they can do a different ​job: Existing ​staff were retrained, and there were no ​joblosses.retrain staff/workers/employees (to do sth) The ​airline has promised to retrain its ​staff to ​handledisabledpeople better.
(Definition of retrain from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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