learnt learnt  /ˈlɜrnt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
  2. (v) commit to memory; learn by heart
  3. (v) be a student of a certain subject
  4. (v) impart skills or knowledge to
  5. (v) find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
  6. (v) gain knowledge or skills

Usage(s):

  1. And this desire never to stop fighting is something else I learnt in the place where I grew up.
  2. We don't really take anything from them; there's no wisdom to be learnt really from them.
  3. Elizabeth learnt to drive in 1945 when she joined the Army.

News

  1. Receive eleven Smart Grid Communication project updates from E.ON, RWE, Enel, Scottish Power, Western Power ...

    SMi’s 3rd annual Telecoms for Smart Grids conference, taking place in London on 23-24 September, features a vast array of Utility case studies. This year’s programme will address how those at the forefront of the Smart Grid Communication developments have adapted to new technology challenges and policy changes, as well as revealing valuable lessons learnt from recent and current innovative ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. EU proposes mandatory nuclear reviews every six years

    LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission on Thursday published a draft nuclear safety law that includes mandatory EU-wide reviews every six years in response to lessons learnt from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan. In the aftermath of the Japanese nuclear tragedy, the European Union carried out a series of stress tests to examine the resilience of nuclear power stations and ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Facebook Hashtags Launched

    Facebook has rolled out a new hashtag feature on its main menu. This is a trick that it learnt from Twitter although the hashtags will not exactly work like Twitter’s entities. The new feature will...        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: I4U

Quotes

  1. Cole said: "Manchester United and Chelsea have learnt how to win games in different ways, but Liverpool and Arsenal are different. They are both great sides on their day, but maybe they don't win enough games when they don't play well. Both are...
    on Aug 12, 2008 By: Joe Cole Source: Mirror.co.uk

  2. "I have experienced and learnt a tremendous amount in the last 27 months and enjoyed the rigours of being a manager," Keane said in a statement. "I look forward to building on those experiences and, sometime in the future, returning to...
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: Roy Keane Source: BBC Sport

  3. Mr Darling said: "There are a lot of lessons to be learnt by regulators, governments, all of us. All of us have to have the humility to accept that over the last few years things have got out of alignment."
    on Mar 3, 2009 By: Alistair Darling Source: BBC News

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