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English definition of “training”

training

noun [U]     /ˈtreɪnɪŋ/
JOB B1 the process of learning the skills you need to do a particular job or activity: a training course computer/management trainingTeaching in general
SPORT B1 preparation for a sport or competition: weight training He's in training for the big match next month.Exercising and training
(Definition of training noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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