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training British & World English

The action of teaching a person or animal a particular skill or type of behaviour

training English Thesaurus

he got training in word-processing techniques

train British & World English

Teach (a person or animal) a particular skill or type of behaviour through sustained practice and instruction

in training British & World English

Undergoing (or no longer undergoing) physical training for a sporting event

training ship British & World English

A ship on which people are taught how to sail and related skills

training shoe British & World English

Another term for trainer222.

basic training British & World English

The initial period of training for new personnel, involving intense physical activity and behavioral discipline

cross-training British & World English

Training in two or more sports in order to improve fitness and performance, especially in a main sport

sleep training British & World English

The process of training young children to fall asleep on their own, typically by means of techniques in which the child is left to cry without being comforted, either for gradually increasing periods of time or until they fall asleep

spring training British & World English

The preseason period, especially in February and March, when baseball players prepare for the upcoming season

training table British & World English

A table in a dining hall where athletes in training are served specially prepared meals

training wheels British & World English

A pair of small supporting wheels fitted on either side of the rear wheel of a child’s bicycle

weight training British & World English

Physical training that involves lifting weights

autogenic training British & World English

A form of relaxation therapy involving auto-suggestion

interval training British & World English

Physical training consisting of alternating periods of high- and low-intensity activity

physical training British & World English

The systematic use of exercises to promote bodily fitness and strength

training college British & World English

(In the UK) a college where people, typically prospective teachers, are trained

resistance training British & World English

Another term for weight training.

sensitivity training British & World English

Training intended to sensitize people to their attitudes and behaviors that may unwittingly cause offense to others, especially members of various minorities

Youth Training Scheme British & World English

A government-sponsored scheme introduced in Britain in 1983 to offer job experience and training for unemployed school-leavers

in training in training British & World English

Undergoing (or no longer undergoing) physical training for a sporting event

retrain British & World English

Teach (someone) new skills to enable them to do a different job

overtrain British & World English

(Especially with reference to an athlete) train or cause to train excessively

train down in train British & World English

Reduce one’s weight through diet and exercise in order to be fit for a particular event

cross-train British & World English

Learn another skill, especially one related to one’s current job

house-train British & World English

Train (a pet) to excrete outside the house or only in a special place

paper-train British & World English

Train a dog to defecate and urinate on paper placed on the floor, rather than directly on the floor

potty-train British & World English

Train (a small child) to use a potty

toilet-train British & World English

Teach (a young child) to use the toilet

train something on/at in train British & World English

Point or aim something, typically a gun or camera, at

in or out of training in training British & World English

Undergoing (or no longer undergoing) physical training for a sporting event


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