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  • adj. That can be learned.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Such as can be learned.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being learned.


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learn +‎ -able


  • In some respects, this kind of learnable system is what I was talking about in my post on learning from game design.

    Hyperscope and the future of the past | FactoryCity

  • It might be more accurate to use the term "learnable" or "learner-friendly" for this type of playability.

    Culture of Poverty

  • And here's the good news: these are 'learnable' skills.


  • I don't see anything about the language that makes it any less "learnable" than its predecessors its just that there is, perhaps, more to learn. full roast blend

  • Learning theory shows that this set of potentially learnable languages must be restricted, so the brain cannot pick up every conceivable grammar.


  • Potentially effective methods for achieving this outcome include rejecting the negative stereotype that women have poor spatial skills, encouraging women to view spatial skills as learnable, encouraging females to engage in more spatial tasks, and providing positive feedback when they do so.

    Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D.: Confidence Matters Just as Much as Ability

  • It's not really necessary to invent an entire learnable language anyway; just enough to give an idea of what it sounds like does the trick, like you said.

    Klaatu Barada Nicto...

  • A more logical language is a more learnable language, and since language is passed down from generation to generation, we expect that exceedingly difficult-to-acquire portions of a language will be eventually lost by this process.

    2010 March « Motivated Grammar

  • Like anything, innovation or creating ideas with impact, as I broadly define it in this class takes practice and specific learnable skills.

    Ben Uyeda: Innovate Before You Incubate: Harvard's Real World Obstacle Course for Practicing Innovation

  • And even when the magic of an imagined world is not explicitly revealed to be of technological origin, many fantasy writers treat it as a natural force that works by learnable rational principles, just as the principles of electromagnetism can be learned in our world to give us electronics the sophistication of which is rapidly becoming so opaque to the average user that it might as well be magic.

    superversive: Update?!


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