Definition of training in English:

training

noun

  • 1[mass noun] The action of teaching a person or animal a particular skill or type of behaviour:

    ‘in-service training for staff’
    • ‘We would do better to spend more on promoting education and training in those countries without taking the cream of the crop.’
    • ‘Basic training in linguistics can go a long way to foster this realization.’
    • ‘We receive absolutely no training in the skills necessary for research.’
    • ‘All education and training in this field is identified with one of these four sub-fields.’
    • ‘Most early childhood teachers have little or no training in early childhood special education.’
    • ‘The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.’
    • ‘He blamed the lack of vocational training in schools for the shortage of staff.’
    • ‘Many traditional teachers in this study had no training in bilingual or ESL pedagogy.’
    • ‘Hence, voice training is an important part of the syllabus for academic training in theatre.’
    • ‘I was working as a locum house officer during my vocational training in a local teaching hospital.’
    • ‘You can have all the musical skill and training in the world, but it doesn't mean a lick if you don't love and feel what you are doing.’
    • ‘Increased resources need to be devoted to education and training in health informatics.’
    • ‘Figures released last week showed a drop in the number of 16 year olds in education and training in England.’
    • ‘A couple of respondents felt the faculty needed additional training in order to do a good job.’
    • ‘The clinical educator provides education and training in a classroom setting.’
    • ‘It is time to include social and cultural training in the knowledge of the professional athlete as well.’
    • ‘All airlines are required to give their staff some training in first aid.’
    • ‘But after he started his training in a special school, she says he has improved a lot.’
    • ‘I have years of education and training in telecom repair but I went for two job interviews today.’
    • ‘New staff receive limited training in listing procedure from the business manager and the other more experienced staff.’
    instruction, teaching, coaching, tuition, tutoring, tutelage, schooling, education, pedagogy, andragogy, drilling, priming, preparation, grounding, guidance, indoctrination, inculcation
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    1. 1.1 The action of undertaking a course of exercise and diet in preparation for a sporting event:
      ‘you'll have to go into strict training’
      • ‘But the ancients would hold their own if they could be given the benefits of present-day training and diet.’
      • ‘I did very little training for field events, but could still throw a javelin or a shot further than most of the other girls who did it as their main event.’
      • ‘Sligo's first woman to compete in a round world yacht race has finished the initial round of training for the event.’
      • ‘He was also a champion of training, a racing diet and the use of vitamins.’
      • ‘Maintain your diet and reduce your training to ensure your muscles are prepared.’
      • ‘Just like an athlete, he will need a good diet and training to perform well - but he should pace himself.’
      • ‘He said his training had prepared him well to be in combat, but he had no desire to return to battle after being wounded.’
      • ‘There are many safe ways to carry out physical or mental training, such as exercising in gyms or on campus.’
      • ‘The two sisters are busy training and preparing for the qualifying competitions.’
      • ‘In Ireland we have many examples of athletes who have prospered on a diet of tough training.’
      • ‘Now, suppose you have the straightforward task of training for a single event.’
      • ‘There comes a time when you have to switch off and concentrate solely on your training and preparation.’
      • ‘The team now go into intensive training to prepare for Tipperary in the first round of the Munster championship.’
      • ‘Part of our training is exercising - stretching, and a lot of running to increase our fitness.’
      • ‘It's opened my eyes about planning ahead in terms of training, diet and rest, so that you peak for games.’
      • ‘Weeks and weeks of dedicated training, preparing yourself to be in peak condition for the big night, had been for nothing.’
      • ‘It might be worth taking into account that my training for this event has involved two months of heavy drinking and two weeks of being quite poorly.’
      • ‘They then go into a period of training and preparation before they go overseas.’
      • ‘Jessica has not been undergoing any training for Sunday's event.’
      • ‘A couple of divers are preparing to do some training exercises in the shallow water of the bay and the others will be diving the wreck of the Lucy later.’
      exercise, exercises, physical exercises, working out, bodybuilding
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Pronunciation:

training

/ˈtreɪnɪŋ/