[ noun ] activity leading to skilled behavior

Used in print

(Bern Dibner, "Oerstad and the Discovery of Electro...)

He completed his training in pharmacy also , taking his degree with high honors in 1797 , and in 1799 was awarded the degree of Doctor_of_Philosophy along with a prize for an essay in medicine .

(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)

While many companies have done fine work in developing sales personnel , much of it has been product rather than sales training .

Nor has the training been enough in_relation_to the need .

Has your company developed selection and training processes that are geared to providing the caliber of salesmen you will need in the next 10 yr. ?

(James Bryant Conant, Slums and Suburbs...)

This last point is important because if high_school pupils are aware that few , if any , graduates who have chosen a certain vocational_program have obtained a job as a consequence of the training , the whole idea of relevance disappears .

[ noun ] the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)


education breeding


"a woman of breeding and refinement"

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upbringing educate