Definition of training in English:

training

noun

  • 1The action of teaching a person or animal a particular skill or type of behavior.

    ‘in-service training for staff’
    • ‘It is time to include social and cultural training in the knowledge of the professional athlete as well.’
    • ‘Basic training in linguistics can go a long way to foster this realization.’
    • ‘Hence, voice training is an important part of the syllabus for academic training in theatre.’
    • ‘Figures released last week showed a drop in the number of 16 year olds in education and training in England.’
    • ‘The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.’
    • ‘Most early childhood teachers have little or no training in early childhood special education.’
    • ‘A couple of respondents felt the faculty needed additional training in order to do a good job.’
    • ‘Many traditional teachers in this study had no training in bilingual or ESL pedagogy.’
    • ‘He blamed the lack of vocational training in schools for the shortage of staff.’
    • ‘The clinical educator provides education and training in a classroom setting.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘All airlines are required to give their staff some training in first aid.’
    • ‘We would do better to spend more on promoting education and training in those countries without taking the cream of the crop.’
    • ‘Increased resources need to be devoted to education and training in health informatics.’
    • ‘But after he started his training in a special school, she says he has improved a lot.’
    • ‘New staff receive limited training in listing procedure from the business manager and the other more experienced staff.’
    • ‘All education and training in this field is identified with one of these four sub-fields.’
    • ‘We receive absolutely no training in the skills necessary for research.’
    • ‘I have years of education and training in telecom repair but I went for two job interviews today.’
    • ‘I was working as a locum house officer during my vocational training in a local teaching hospital.’
    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’
      • ‘The team now go into intensive training to prepare for Tipperary in the first round of the Munster championship.’
      • ‘There comes a time when you have to switch off and concentrate solely on your training and preparation.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘He said his training had prepared him well to be in combat, but he had no desire to return to battle after being wounded.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Sligo's first woman to compete in a round world yacht race has finished the initial round of training for the event.’
      • ‘The two sisters are busy training and preparing for the qualifying competitions.’
      • ‘Weeks and weeks of dedicated training, preparing yourself to be in peak condition for the big night, had been for nothing.’
      • ‘There are many safe ways to carry out physical or mental training, such as exercising in gyms or on campus.’
      • ‘They then go into a period of training and preparation before they go overseas.’
      • ‘Part of our training is exercising - stretching, and a lot of running to increase our fitness.’
      • ‘Now, suppose you have the straightforward task of training for a single event.’
      • ‘Maintain your diet and reduce your training to ensure your muscles are prepared.’
      • ‘In Ireland we have many examples of athletes who have prospered on a diet of tough training.’
      • ‘It's opened my eyes about planning ahead in terms of training, diet and rest, so that you peak for games.’
      • ‘Just like an athlete, he will need a good diet and training to perform well - but he should pace himself.’
      • ‘He was also a champion of training, a racing diet and the use of vitamins.’
      • ‘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.’
      exercise, exercises, physical exercises, working out, bodybuilding
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Pronunciation:

training

/ˈtrāniNG/