- /ˈlɜnə/ (say 'lernuh)
1. someone who is learning some skill.
2. someone who is learning to drive a motor vehicle: a learner's licence.
3. an employee under twenty-two years of age who is not an apprentice but is serving in a particular industry or section of an industry in order to be considered a qualified worker.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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Learner — Learn er, n. One who learns; a scholar. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
learner — index apprentice, disciple, neophyte, novice, probationer (one being tested), protégé Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
learner — [n] person who receives education abecedarian, apprentice, beginner, bookworm, catechumen, disciple, initiate, neophyte, novice, probationer, pupil, scholar, student, trainee; concept 350 Ant. ignoramus … New thesaurus
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Learner — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Learner >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 learner learner scholar student pupil Sgm: N 1 apprentice apprentice prentice Sgm: N 1 articled clerk articled clerk Sgm: N 1 beginner beginner tyro … English dictionary for students
learner */*/ — UK [ˈlɜː(r)nə(r)] / US [ˈlɜrnər] noun [countable] Word forms learner : singular learner plural learners a) someone who is learning something foreign language learners b) learner or learner driver someone who is learning to drive a car … English dictionary
learner — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ fast, quick, slow ▪ She was a quick learner, and her German got better by the day. ▪ lifelong (esp. AmE) ▪ adult, older … Collocations dictionary
learner — learn|er [ lɜrnər ] noun count someone who is learning something: foreign language learners a. learner or learner driver someone who is learning to drive a car … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
learner — [[t]lɜ͟ː(r)nə(r)[/t]] learners N COUNT A learner is someone who is learning about a particular subject or how to do something. ...a new aid for younger children or slow learners... Learner drivers must be supervised by adults who are at least 21… … English dictionary
learner — noun (C) 1 someone who is learning to do something: Jill s a very quick learner. (+ of): a grammar book for learners of English 2 also learner driver BrE someone who is learning to drive a car … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
learner — noun One that is learning Shes still a learner driver, so shes prone to making mistakes … Wiktionary