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learned

Pronunciation: /ˈlɜːrnəd; ˈlɜːnɪd/

Translation of learned in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [scholar] docto, sabio, erudito; [allusion/work] erudito it appeared in a learned journal salió en una publicación especializada she belongs to various learned bodies es miembro de varias agrupaciones académicas my learned colleague (British English/inglés británico) [formal] mi distinguido colega
    Example sentences
    • And he was learned and perspicacious enough to see that the rigidity which the old Labour party embraced would entail its own reaction.
    • I have studied under learned professors in stately halls of learning.
    • The ideal would be to study those very same books under the auspices of a learned teacher.
    Example sentences
    • Data from scientists in the field were published in learned society journals.
    • It is good to have this learned and scholarly life back in circulation.
    • Founded in 1660, the Society has three roles, as the UK academy of science, as a learned Society, and as a funding agency.

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