Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

training

noun
     
Related topics: Other Sports, Training
train‧ing S3 W1
1 [singular, uncountable] the process of teaching or being taught the skills for a particular job or activity [↪ train]COLLOCATIONS COLLOCATIONS
give somebody training receive/undergo training a training course/programme/session a training session a training manual (=a book you use in training) on-the-job training (=while doing a job rather than in a classroom) in-service training (=while working for an employer rather than at college etc) teacher training (=training you do to become a teacher) staff/management training basic training (=the first training that a soldier receives)
training in
On the course we received training in every aspect of the job.
Police drivers have to undergo intensive training.
On-the job training will be supplemented by classroom lectures.
The shop opens late on Fridays because of staff training.
2 [uncountable]DSO physical exercises that you do to stay healthy or prepare for a competition [↪ train]:
Lesley does weight training twice a week.
be in training for something
She's in training for the Olympics.

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary