[ lurnt ]
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  1. a simple past tense and past participle of learn.

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How to use learnt in a sentence

  • In the entrance hall of the Savoy, where large and lonely porters were dozing, he learnt that she was at home.

    Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
  • These additional languages can be acquired easily if they are learnt in the right way.

    The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
  • That was how I learnt the strangest tale that ever a man was told, and knew the miracle to which I owed my life.

    Uncanny Tales | Various
  • Lombard Street has thus shown that it has fully learnt the only lesson that the external side of the crisis had to teach it.

    Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
  • She shook her head, looking kindly at the boy, who had quickly learnt to adore her, as had all the Nubians in the villa.

    Bella Donna | Robert Hichens

British Dictionary definitions for learnt


/ (lɜːnt) /

  1. a past tense and past participle of learn

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