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learning curve

A negative deviation in a desired or anticipated outcome or result, which rises toward a (desired) norm as experience with the activity of interest accumulates.

learning curve

The effect of learning or practice on the performance of an intellectual or physical task. The term describes the acquisition of competence with experience, time, and training.
See also: curve
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Brenda McLeish, chief executive officer of Learning Curve Group
While assessing the presence of a learning curve using a single surgeon is well established in the literature.
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Learning Curve chief executive Brenda McLeish said: "WorkWise Personnel is a company we know well and which provides us with valuable services.
The Learning Curve 2014 report, explores factors behind global performance shifts in global education league tables and the importance of 21st Century skills.
"They've learned the next six to 10 weeks is going to be a big learning curve," said Blackwell.
They've learned today that every week for the next six to 10 weeks is going to be a big learning curve.
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ANFIELD 4pm, SUN LIVERPOOL v QPR LIVERPOOL manager Brendan Rodgers admits his first season in charge has been a learning curve he needed to fully comprehend the "monumental challenge" ahead of him.

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