1. The acquisition of knowledge or skill; as, the learning of languages; the learning of telegraphy.

2. The knowledge or skill received by instruction or study; acquired knowledge or ideas in any branch of science or literature; erudition; literature; science; as, he is a man of great learning. Book learning. See book.

Synonym: literature, erudition, lore, scholarship, science, letters. See literature.

Origin: as. Leornung. The cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge; the child's acquisition of language.An ability in organisms to use past experiences to make informed decisions for a particular situation.

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