Definition of 'learner'
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It seems that the foreign secretary is a fast learner. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Probably the reason my career has stalled more often than a learner driver. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The website promises that practical experience is less important than being a fast learner. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They have shown themselves to be quick learners. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Most learner drivers are now failing the theory test after the introduction of tougher questions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It seems he is a very fast learner. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Men can certainly claim victory as the quickest learners. The Sun (2010)But learner drivers face tougher and longer tests with a focus on safety. The Sun (2008)It is so different but she is a fast learner. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was a good listener and a quick learner. The Sun (2016)But he has proved a fast learner and there have been no more hiccups. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He seems to be a quick learner. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But those who know him best say he is a quick learner. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It also allows language learners to copy blocks of text for translation into the app with instant results. The Sun (2013)Many adult learners want to continue discussing their learning and the internet can be a very powerful tool to do this. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At best they are slow learners. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She was a very fast learner. Spitfire Women of World War II (2007)Teachers and books may help or hinder growth, but the learner must do his own growing. Christianity Today (2000)Yes, he admits to being a slow learner of lines. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Afterwards, he could teach archaeology and history to adult learners at the college. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In this league you don't get a chance to be a slow learner. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The youth shook his head sadly, as if explaining something very simple to a very slow learner. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A learner driver who was stopped on a motorway was accompanied only by her pet parrot. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In many direct instruction classrooms, the teacher arranges schedules so that slower learners are permitted the time they need. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)It didn't reflect well on the British as language learners. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'learner'
British English: learner /ˈlɜːnə/ NOUN
A learner is someone who is learning about a particular subject or how to do something.
He is a quick learner.
- American English: learner
- Arabic: مُتَعَلِّم
- Brazilian Portuguese: aprendiz
- Chinese: 学习者
- Croatian: učenik
- Czech: žák
- Danish: elev
- Dutch: leerling
- European Spanish: principiante
- Finnish: oppilas
- French: apprenti
- German: Lernender
- Greek: μαθητευόμενος
- Italian: allievo
- Japanese: 学習者
- Korean: 배우는 사람
- Norwegian: lærling
- Polish: uczeń
- European Portuguese: aprendiz
- Romanian: ucenic
- Russian: учащийся
- Spanish: principiante
- Swedish: elev
- Thai: ผู้เรียน
- Turkish: öğrenci
- Ukrainian: учень
- Vietnamese: người học
Definition of learner from the Collins English Dictionary
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