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|past tense||learnt or learned|
|past participle||learnt or learned|
a bright girl who is already learning the alphabet
What did you learn at school today?
research into how children learn
We're learning fractions in maths this week.
I'm learning a lot of new computer skills in this job.
The children are learning to swim this summer.
I want to learn how to dive.
Your homework is to learn the periodic table.
It didn't take her long to learn her lines by heart.
facts learned by rote
stereotypes that are learned at an early age
Children mainly learn by copying adults.
You have to learn to be more patient.
She'll go to great lengths to keep you from learning her secrets.
We didn't learn about the situation until it was too late.
We were distressed to learn that American troops were the targets of the attack.
This is the British English definition of learn. View American English definition of learn.
to kill someone in a violent way