overlearn

verb
over·​learn | \ ˌō-vər-ˈlərn How to pronounce overlearn (audio) \
overlearned; overlearning; overlearns

Definition of overlearn

transitive verb

: to continue to study or practice after attaining proficiency

First Known Use of overlearn

1867, in the meaning defined above

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