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trainable

 [tra´nah-b'l]
capable of being trained; formerly used to describe persons with moderate mental retardation (IQ 35 to 50).

trainable

(trān′ă-bĕl)
Having the ability to be instructed and to learn from being taught. In classifying severity of mental retardation or brain damage, it is important to know to what extent individuals may be trainable in various areas such as safety, personal care, or self-feeding.
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And, promoting lifelong learning as a norm and the development of a trained and trainable workforce becomes our most significant challenge.
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On a more practical level, Martin also left with performance-measuring tools: "non-promotable," "trainable," or "promotable." "It makes it easier to cull and to promote people who need to be promoted," he says.
* If strength is more trainable than speed, heavy-load training can be expected to be more effective than low-resistance methods that emphasize speed in the development of mechanical power.
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