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learned British & World English

(Of a person) having acquired much knowledge through study

learned English Thesaurus

a learned and formidable intellectual

learned in learn British & World English

Gain or acquire knowledge of or skill in (something) by study, experience, or being taught

Hand, Learned British & World English

(1872–1961), US jurist and writer; full name Billings Learned Hand. He wrote over 2,000 opinions as judge of the US Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit 1924–51. He authored The Spirit of Liberty (1952) and The Bill of Rights (1958)

my learned friend British & World English

Used by a barrister or solicitor in court to address or refer to another barrister or solicitor

learned helplessness British & World English

A condition in which a person suffers from a sense of powerlessness, arising from a traumatic event or persistent failure to succeed. It is thought to be one of the underlying causes of depression

learn British & World English

Become aware of (something) by information or from observation

relearn British & World English

Learn (something) again

my learned friend in friend British & World English

Used by a barrister or solicitor in court to address or refer to another barrister or solicitor

Billings Learned Hand in Hand, Learned British & World English

(1872–1961), US jurist and writer; full name Billings Learned Hand. He wrote over 2,000 opinions as judge of the US Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit 1924–51. He authored The Spirit of Liberty (1952) and The Bill of Rights (1958)


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