the education, instruction, or discipline of a person or thing that is being trained: He's in training for the Olympics.
the status or condition of a person who has been trained: athletes in top training.
of, relating to, or used in or for training: a training manual.
intended for use during an introductory, learning, or transitional period: a training cup for weaning a baby; a training bra.
- half-training, adjective
- non·train·ing, adjective, noun
- pre·train·ing, noun
- self-training, noun
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How to use training in a sentence
Everyman and every woman, in their self-training and self-culture, should study the art of giving up with a good grace.
Henry Clay clearly describes his own exercises in self-training when he was quite a grown man.Public Speaking | Clarence Stratton
Such self-training, such self-conquest, gives one great power over others.An Iron Will | Orison Swett Marden
As runners these six youngsters were just beginning to develop as a result of self-training.The Grammar School Boys Snowbound | H. Irving Hancock
Moreover, it is proper to add that Panna Yadviga had, for purposes of self-training, turned the head of her cousin.Hania | Henryk Sienkiewicz
British Dictionary definitions for training
the process of bringing a person, etc, to an agreed standard of proficiency, etc, by practice and instruction: training for the priesthood; physical training
(as modifier): training college
undergoing physical training
out of training physically unfit
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