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trainingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈtreɪ·nɪŋ/
the process of learning the skills you need to do a particular job or activity: We got two weeks of on-the-job training on how to conduct interviews.
When you are in training for a competition, you exercise in a way that prepares you for it.
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"training" in British English

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trainingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈtreɪ.nɪŋ/  us   /ˈtreɪ.nɪŋ/
B1 the process of learning the skills you need to do a particular job 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 eat particular food in order to prepare yourself for a competition
be good training for sth
to be a useful experience 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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"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 sales recruit must do an initial training period. It is a three-stage examination, with a considerable element of on-the-job training required.be in training In some cases, junior doctors 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 sales force.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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