[from Old English leor­nung: study, ac­tion of ac­quir­ing knowl­edge] “Learn­ings may not be trans­fer­able.” ( Fe­bru­ary 12, 2018) learn­ings.”

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Your­dic­tionary.com de­fines learn­ings (plu­ral) as “knowl­edge gained”—not so dif­fer­ent from learn­ing (sin­gu­lar): “knowl­edge ac­quired by study” (Cana­dian Ox­ford Dic­tionary). Ac­cord­ing to Wik­tionary.org, learn­ings be­came a busi­ness buzz­word around 2000, es­pe­cially in phrases such as “key learn­ings” or “ap­ply th­ese The term also fig­ured in the ti­tle of the 2006 com­edy film Bo­rat: Cul­tural Learn­ings of Amer­ica for Make Ben­e­fit Glo­ri­ous Na­tion of Kaza­khstan. An In­ter­net search turns up numer­ous crit­ics who loathe the word, but to be fair, if teach­ing pro­duces teach­ings, are learn­ings not the log­i­cal out­come of learn­ing?

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