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retrain

[ ree-treyn ]
/ riˈtreɪn /
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verb (used with object)
to train again, especially for a different vocation or different tasks.
verb (used without object)
to be retrained.
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Origin of retrain

First recorded in 1930–35; re- + train

OTHER WORDS FROM retrain

re·train·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for retrain

retrain
/ (riːˈtreɪn) /

verb
(tr) to teach (someone) a new skill so that he or she can do a job or find employment
(intr) to learn a new skill with a view to doing a job or finding employment
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