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Definition of "trainable" [train•a•ble]

  • Capable of being trained, teachable, educatable. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "trainable" in a sentence
  • "But practically everyone is trainable, which is why colleges and universities, as enrollment has increased, have turned themselves more and more into training schools."
  • "Caleb Chung, who created the popular and perplexing talking Furby toy a few years ago, came by to show his newest pet: Pleo, a "trainable" toy that learns to lifts his legs higher when he's walking on carpet instead of a hardwood floor, and which will act shy or retiring, depending on the kid or adult who plays with him."
  • "The formula was no secret, and included investing heavily in education, especially basic literacy and numeracy, and ensuring public schooling produced employees who were "trainable" by the private sector."