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retrain

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verb re·train \(ˌ)rē-ˈtrān\

Simple Definition of retrain

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

  • : to learn new skills especially for a different job

Full Definition of retrain

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to train again or anew

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become trained again

re·train·able play \-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.



1898

First Known Use of retrain

1898


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