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learning curve

noun
1.
Education. a graphic representation of progress in learning measured against the time required to achieve mastery.
2.
the process of learning upon which such a representation is based:
Her new job has a steep learning curve.
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learning curve

noun
1.
a graphical representation of progress in learning: I'm still only half way up the learning curve
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