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Meaning of “training” in the English Dictionary

"training" in British English

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trainingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈtreɪ.nɪŋ/
B1 the ​process of ​learning the ​skills you need to do a ​particularjob or ​activity: a training ​course a teacher-training ​college New ​staff have/​receive a week's training in how to use the ​system.be in training for sth to ​exercise a lot and ​eatparticularfood in ​order to ​prepare yourself for a ​competitionbe good training for sth to be a ​usefulexperience that will be ​helpful when doing a ​particular thing in the ​future: His ​experience as a ​teacher was good training for ​parenthood.

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

"training" in American English

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trainingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈtreɪ·nɪŋ/
the ​process of ​learning the ​skills you need to do a ​particularjob or ​activity: We got two ​weeks of on-the-job training on how to ​conductinterviews. When you are in training for a ​competition, you ​exercise in a way that ​prepares you for it.
(Definition of training from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"training" in Business English

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trainingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈtreɪnɪŋ/
WORKPLACE, HR the ​activity of ​learning or teaching the ​skills and ​knowledge needed for a particular ​job or ​activity: Every new ​salesrecruit must do an ​initial training ​period. It is a three-stage ​examination, with a considerable element of on-the-job trainingrequired.be in training In some ​cases, ​juniordoctors still in training have been enlisted to teach.give/offer/provide training Providing ​adequate training helps to ​develop a high ​level of ​motivation in a ​salesforce.have/get/receive training She has received very little training.
(Definition of training from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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