learning

learning
learning n
1 (erudition) érudition f ; the amount of learning in that book is phenomenal le niveau d'érudition de ce livre est phénoménal ; to wear one's learning lightly ne pas faire étalage de son érudition ;
2 (process) apprentissage m ; the learning of social skills l'apprentissage de la vie en société.
Idiom
a little learning is a dangerous thing Prov il est dangereux de jouer aux experts.

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