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learning curve

noun [C]
 
 
how quickly or slowly someone learns a new skill: I've been on a steep learning curve since I started my new job.Knowing and learning
Translations of “learning curve”
in Chinese (Traditional) 學習曲線…
in Russian кривая обучения…
in Turkish öğrenme eğrisi/eğilimi, bir şeyin ne kadar yavaş ve hızlı öğrenildiği…
in Chinese (Simplified) 学习曲线…
in Polish tempouczenia się…
(Definition of learning curve from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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