training

noun
1 learning skills
ADJECTIVE
basic, initial, preliminary

New recruits undergo six weeks' basic training at the base.

advanced, high-level
comprehensive, in-depth, rigorous, systematic, thorough
extensive, lengthy
intense, intensive
focused
essential, necessary
minimum
appropriate
adequate, proper

No one must operate the machinery without proper training.

inadequate
minimal

Using spreadsheets requires minimal training.

excellent, first-class, high-quality
special, specialist, specialized
supervised
hands-on, practical
theoretical
continuous, long-term, ongoing
individual, one-on-one (esp. AmE), one-to-one (BrE)
formal, informal

He is good at selling, although he has had no formal training.

job, job-related, occupational, professional, vocational, work-related
in-service, on-the-job
external
in-house, internal, on-site
field
computer-based, Web-based
mental, moral, physical, social
tactical
academic, clinical, educational, industrial, intellectual, journalistic, legal, management, medical, military, musical, scientific, technical
classical
first-aid
combat
assertiveness
potty (= when a child learns to use a potty)
staff, teacher
doctoral, postdoctoral, postgraduate
collective, joint
VERB + TRAINING
attend, do, get, have, receive, undergo

You have to do a year's intensive training to become a paramedic.

complete, finish
give sb, provide (sb with)
oversee, supervise
require
lack
TRAINING + VERB
prepare sb for sth
focus on sth
consist of sth, include sth, involve sth
TRAINING + NOUN
base, camp, centre/center, college, establishment, facility, school

an army training base

a teacher training college

activity, course, exercise, initiative, package, plan, programme/program, project, scheme (BrE), strategy, system

The soldiers were building a bridge as a training exercise.

methods, policy, procedures, process, skills, techniques
needs, objectives, requirements
opportunities, provision
aid, device, equipment, material
manual
instructor, manager, officer
body (BrE), company, department, organization, provider, service
place, placement (BrE)
event, session, workshop
day, period, etc.
budget, costs, fees (esp. BrE)
PREPOSITION
by training

She's an accountant by training.

in training

I am delighted with the work he has done in training.

training for

Training for nurses was on strictly formal lines.

training in

Employees should be given training in safety procedures.

PHRASES
counselor in training (AmE)
2 physical exercises
ADJECTIVE
hard, intense, intensive, rigorous, serious, strict, tough

She did six months' hard training before the marathon.

athletic (esp. AmE), physical, resistance, strength
aerobic, cardiovascular
cross (usually cross-training), interval
pre-season
spring, summer, etc.
VERB + TRAINING
do
TRAINING + NOUN
run, session, stint (esp. BrE)
regime, regimen, routine, schedule
partner
ground (also figurative), pitch (BrE), track

This local newspaper has been a training ground for several top journalists.

PREPOSITION
in training

Nevis is in serious training for the Olympics.

training for

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