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learn

play
verb \ˈlərn\

Medical Definition of learn

learned \ˈlərnd, ˈlərnt\play play also learnt \ˈlərnt\play ; learning

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to acquire (a change in behavior) by learning

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to acquire a behavioral tendency by learning

learner noun




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