learning

noun
1 process of learning sth
ADJECTIVE
effective, successful

a model for effective learning

independent
distance (= by correspondence course)
early (= of very young children)
higher

institutions of higher learning

lifelong
active, passive
formal, informal
rote
computer-assisted, online
language
VERB + LEARNING
facilitate, promote

The college is dedicated to promoting lifelong learning.

LEARNING + NOUN
curve

The whole team has been on a steep learning curve since the project began.

environment

The school aims to provide a supportive learning environment.

experience, process
programme/program
support
centre/center

The dance department's multimedia learning centre/center is equipped with eight laptops.

differences (esp. AmE), difficulty, disability

a child with severe learning difficulties

PHRASES
a seat of learning
2 knowledge obtained by reading and studying
ADJECTIVE
great
book (old-fashioned)

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