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verb re·train \(ˌ)rē-ˈtrān\

: to teach (someone) new skills : to train (someone) again

: to learn new skills especially for a different job

Full Definition of RETRAIN

transitive verb
:  to train again or anew
intransitive verb
:  to become trained again
re·train·able \-ˈtrā-nə-bəl\ adjective

Examples of RETRAIN

  1. The organization retrains people who have lost their jobs.
  2. He is retraining for another job.
  3. He retrained as a mechanic.

First Known Use of RETRAIN



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