[ ree-treyn ]
/ riˈtreɪn /
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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OTHER WORDS FROM retrainre·train·a·ble, adjective
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Example sentences 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.
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.
British Dictionary definitions for retrained
/ (riːˈtreɪn) /
(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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