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Meaning of “train” - Learner’s Dictionary

train

verb     /treɪn/
TEACH [T]
B2 to teach someone how to do something, usually a skill that is needed for a job: We are training all our staff in how to use the new computer system. [+ to do sth] The aid workers trained local people to give the injections.Teaching in general
LEARN [I]
B2 to learn the skills you need to do a job: He trained as a lawyer in Vienna. I'm trained in basic first aid.Teaching in general
SPORT [I, T]
B1 to practise a sport or exercise, often in order to prepare for a sporting event, or to help someone to do this: He's been training hard for the race for several weeks now.Exercising and training
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