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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 (35)
  • A learned jurist
  • learned skills
  • Adjective : learned professors. ,a learned journal. ,learned in the ways of the world. ,learned behavior
  • Verb (used with object) : to learn French; to learn to ski. ,to learn the truth. ,He learned the poem so he could recite it at the dinner.... for more
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