Adjective "learning" definition and examples

(Learning may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈləːnɪŋ/

Definitions and examples

noun

The acquisition of knowledge or skills through study, experience, or being taught.
  1. as modifier 'an important learning process'
  2. 'Future research should be directed at more careful examination of these learning processes.'
  3. 'Mimetic adoption is a rather limited form of organizational learning from the experience of others.'
  4. 'Each fast-paced presentation is designed to maximize your time and enhance your learning.'
  5. 'The educational system emphasizes rote learning and memorization, rather than analytical thinking.'
  6. 'Distance education facilitates lifelong learning, a major factor for all professionals in knowledge intensive fields.'
  7. 'The agency offered numerous classes, films, and other learning opportunities on a regular basis.'
  8. 'Creative thinking, innovative material, and student-centered learning have not been encouraged.'
  9. 'The program includes a clear mission statement focusing on the school counselor's role in supporting student learning and achievement.'
  10. 'If experiential learning is properly implemented, learners are definitely not passive recipients of knowledge.'
  11. 'You still need the sequential, programmed, methodical approach to your child's overall learning.'
  12. 'I think it's a marvellous tool and it's great that we all have instant access to so much information, knowledge and learning at our fingertips.'
  13. 'He would murmur a quiet corrective now and then, or insert an informative note, but never parade his learning.'
  14. 'I am often highly impressed with the intelligence and learning of the military officers I meet at security conferences.'
  15. 'All learning and knowledge is supposed to represent culture.'
  16. 'There have also been extraordinary achievements when intelligent faith, deep learning, and imaginative wisdom have come together.'
  17. 'His team of experts wear their learning lightly and the information is presented with admirable clarity.'
  18. 'They had no choice but to stay on in Asia, intermingling with the local peoples, and leavening Indian learning with Greek philosophy and classical ideas.'

More definitions

1. knowledge acquired by systematic study in any field of scholarly application.

2. the act or process of acquiring knowledge or skill.

3. Psychology. the modification of behavior through practice, training, or experience.

More examples(as adjective)

"skills can be learning."

"difficulties can be learning."

"languages can be learning."

"englishs can be learning."

"techniques can be learning."

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Origin

Old English leornung (see learn, -ing).