- to train again, especially for a different vocation or different tasks.
- to be retrained.
Origin of retrain
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Examples from the Web for retrained
Good with his hands and with a keen eye, de Vries retrained as a restorer of art and precious objects.A Smashing New Talent
July 16, 2009
I had the portrait taken from its frame and brought it with me, having it retrained upon my arrival home.A Journey Through France in War Time
Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
- (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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Word Origin and History for retrained
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