Definition of learning curve in English:

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learning curve

Pronunciation: /ˈlərniNG ˌkərv/

noun

The rate of a person’s progress in gaining experience or new skills: the latest software packages have a steep learning curve
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  • The heuristic concept of learning curves describes cost reductions as a function of cumulative production.
  • Turf wars and learning curves influence how new technology is adopted in hospitals.
  • Plotting these production costs against units of production along a graph yields a learning curve that slopes from the upper left to the lower right.

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Syllabification: learn·ing curve

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