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English definition of “train”

train

verb [I or T] (PREPARE)    /treɪn/
B1 to prepare someone or yourself for a job, activity, or sport, by learning skills and/or by mental or physical exercise: She trained as a pilot. [+ to infinitive] Isn't Michael training to be a lawyer? [+ to infinitive] I've had to train myself to be more assertive at work. She trained hard for the race, sometimes running as much as 60 miles a week.humorous I'm trying to train my boyfriend to do the occasional bit of housework.Teaching in generalExercising and training
(Definition of train verb (PREPARE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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