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retrain

[ree-treyn] /riˈtreɪn/
verb (used with object)
1.
to train again, especially for a different vocation or different tasks.
verb (used without object)
2.
to be retrained.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; re- + train
Related forms
retrainable, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for retrained

retrain

/riːˈtreɪn/
verb
1.
(transitive) to teach (someone) a new skill so that he or she can do a job or find employment
2.
(intransitive) to learn a new skill with a view to doing a job or finding employment
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Word Origin and History for retrained

retrain

v.

1905, from re- "back, again" + train (v.). Related: Retrained; retraining.

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