Definition of retrain verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

retrain

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈtreɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈtreɪn//
 
[intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they retrain
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈtreɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈtreɪn//
 
he / she / it retrains
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈtreɪnz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈtreɪnz//
 
past simple retrained
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈtreɪnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈtreɪnd//
 
past participle retrained
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈtreɪnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈtreɪnd//
 
-ing form retraining
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈtreɪnɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈtreɪnɪŋ//
 
 
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to learn, or to teach somebody, a new type of work, a new skill, etc. retrain (somebody) (as something) She retrained as a teacher. retrain somebody to do something Staff have been retrained to use the new technology.
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