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book learning

Syllabification: book learn·ing

Definition of book learning in English:

noun

Knowledge gained from books or study; mere theory: knowledge based on experience rather than book learning
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  • These indelible experiences can give life and spirit to your own actions and convert the knowledge you have accumulated through book learning into more meaningful experiences.
  • Homage to yesterday's authorities went the way of the ancien regime, and hands-on experience replaced book learning.
  • From what I have read (and it is more book learning than from experience) there is nothing wrong with just banishing

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