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retrain

(rē″trān′)
To instruct a person in a skill or trade different from his or her previous work. One may learn how to use new tools for a familiar task or to expand one's professional qualifications and employability.
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Beef Or Salmon has been retrained too, probably as a main course and a starter, while Dry Old Party, unencumbered by reputation or recognition on the racecourse, is now retrained and rehomed and currently first reserve for the Olympic three-day event and expected to be very good at badminton.
Frenchie has been retrained to many new disciplines including British eventing, dressage, working hunter, riding horse and side saddle since her racing career ended.
It raises funds from within racing to provide and maintain facilities for the care, retraining and re-homing of former racehorses and to promote awareness of the suitability of the retrained racehorse for other equine careers.
received suspended prison sentences on Wednesday for defrauding the government of 377 million yen in grants by falsely claiming the shipbuilding firm had retrained employees.
Employees affected by the reorganization initiatives retrained for other jobs, accepted other employment, or qualified for retirement.
First, 14 Navy typists were retrained on newly overhauled Dvorak typewriters for two hours a day.
Given the fast pace of technological change, most workers have to be retrained every few years to acquire new skills for new technology.
The participants have expanded their knowledge level, we've retrained employes to now have the technical skills to meet some of our skill shortages and we've established an enriching partnership with two fine academic institutions.
Moreover, management and labor should be retrained to seek out problems and solve them before they eat the business alive.
Under this concept, employees are assumed to have a right to be retrained with the requisite skills necessary for employment, whether such employment entails understanding the new technology that has displaced them or acquiring an entirely new vocation.
In a 12-month period, the laboratory retrained six inactive laboratorians.
The 35 subjects were tested for memory of Spanish word meanings and retrained on forgotten words from six to nine times at varying intervals: on the same day as the original training, on successive days, or every 30 days.