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learning

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EtymologyEdit

learn +‎ -ing, from Middle English lerninge, used in all modern senses (act of learning; accumulated knowledge; thing learned).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

learning

  1. Present participle of learn.
    I'm learning to ride a unicycle.

NounEdit

learning (usually uncountable, plural learnings)

  1. (uncountable) An act in which something is learned.
    Learning to ride a unicycle sounds exciting.
  2. (uncountable) Accumulated knowledge.
    The department head was also a scholar of great learning.
  3. (countable) Something that has been learned

Usage notesEdit

Countable sense “thing learned” often used in plural form learnings; see learnings: Usage notes for details.

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