training

[trey-ning]
noun
  1. the education, instruction, or discipline of a person or thing that is being trained: He's in training for the Olympics.
  2. the status or condition of a person who has been trained: athletes in top training.
adjective
  1. of, relating to, or used in or for training: a training manual.
  2. intended for use during an introductory, learning, or transitional period: a training cup for weaning a baby; a training bra.

Origin of training

1400–50; late Middle English (noun); see train, -ing1, -ing2
Related formshalf-train·ing, adjectivenon·train·ing, adjective, nounpre·train·ing, nounself-train·ing, noun

Synonyms for training

1. See education.
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Contemporary Examples of trainings

  • In Afghanistan, U.S. agencies would have to incorporate gender-based violence concerns into trainings and programs.

  • The trainings are six- to eight-hours long and are conducted by Finnigan or VanVonderen the day before the actual intervention.

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Historical Examples of trainings


British Dictionary definitions for trainings

training

noun
    1. the process of bringing a person, etc, to an agreed standard of proficiency, etc, by practice and instructiontraining for the priesthood; physical training
    2. (as modifier)training college
  1. in training
    1. undergoing physical training
    2. physically fit
  2. out of training physically unfit
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