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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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having much knowledge; scholarly.

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Used as an adjective, listen here, it means: having much knowledge; scholarly. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: Past tense of learn: to gain knowledge of a subject or skill, by experience, by studying it, or by being taught.

Usage examples (36)
  • Wisdom thoroughly learned, will never be forgotten.
  • A learned jurist
  • learned skills
  • Adjective : learned professors. ,a learned journal. ,learned in the ways of the world. ,learned behavior for more
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