A learner is someone who is learning about a particular subject or how to do something.

...a new aid for younger children or slow learners...

Learner drivers must be supervised by adults who are at least 21 years old.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Learner — Learn er, n. One who learns; a scholar. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • learner — index apprentice, disciple, neophyte, novice, probationer (one being tested), protégé Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • learner — [n] person who receives education abecedarian, apprentice, beginner, bookworm, catechumen, disciple, initiate, neophyte, novice, probationer, pupil, scholar, student, trainee; concept 350 Ant. ignoramus …   New thesaurus

  • learner — learn|er [ˈlə:nə US ˈlə:rnər] n 1.) someone who is learning to do something learner of ▪ a new dictionary for learners of business English ▪ the needs of slow learners ▪ attractive grammar books for adult learners 2.) also learner driver …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Learner — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Learner >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 learner learner scholar student pupil Sgm: N 1 apprentice apprentice prentice Sgm: N 1 articled clerk articled clerk Sgm: N 1 beginner beginner tyro …   English dictionary for students

  • learner */*/ — UK [ˈlɜː(r)nə(r)] / US [ˈlɜrnər] noun [countable] Word forms learner : singular learner plural learners a) someone who is learning something foreign language learners b) learner or learner driver someone who is learning to drive a car …   English dictionary

  • learner — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ fast, quick, slow ▪ She was a quick learner, and her German got better by the day. ▪ lifelong (esp. AmE) ▪ adult, older …   Collocations dictionary

  • learner — learn|er [ lɜrnər ] noun count someone who is learning something: foreign language learners a. learner or learner driver someone who is learning to drive a car …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • learner — noun (C) 1 someone who is learning to do something: Jill s a very quick learner. (+ of): a grammar book for learners of English 2 also learner driver BrE someone who is learning to drive a car …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • learner — noun One that is learning Shes still a learner driver, so shes prone to making mistakes …   Wiktionary

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