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training

[trey-ning] /ˈtreɪ nɪŋ/
noun
1.
the education, instruction, or discipline of a person or thing that is being trained:
He's in training for the Olympics.
2.
the status or condition of a person who has been trained:
athletes in top training.
adjective
3.
of, pertaining to, or used in or for training:
a training manual.
4.
intended for use during an introductory, learning, or transitional period:
a training cup for weaning a baby; a training bra.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English (noun); see train, -ing1, -ing2
Related forms
half-training, adjective
nontraining, adjective, noun
pretraining, noun
self-training, noun
Synonyms
1. See education.
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British Dictionary definitions for self-training

training

/ˈtreɪnɪŋ/
noun
1.
  1. the process of bringing a person, etc, to an agreed standard of proficiency, etc, by practice and instruction: training for the priesthood, physical training
  2. (as modifier): training college
2.
in training
  1. undergoing physical training
  2. physically fit
3.
out of training, physically unfit
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