- a person who is learning; student; pupil; apprentice; trainee.
Origin of learner
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Related Wordspupil, beginner, trainee, scholar, novice, neophyte, abecedarian, initiate, bookworm, student, disciple, apprentice, probationer, catechumen
Examples from the Web for learner
Subjects were assigned the roles of “teacher” and “learner” and placed in separate rooms.‘Compliance’: The Year’s Most Controversial Film
August 18, 2012
It brings the learner into direct contact with life and often illuminates the past.
Wherever it is possible, the learner should be sent to the sources themselves.
No; but I may be able to teach it all the better from feeling the difficulties of a learner myself.David Elginbrod
The third, though valuable is costly, and discouraging to the learner.
What is it that the learner brings that is of such great value to the teacher?Herein is Love
Reuel L. Howe
- someone who is learning something; beginner
- (in South Africa) a school pupil
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