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training

noun [U] uk   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 competitionbe 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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