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Training refers traditionally and meaningfully to what many folk now grandiloquently term professional development.

Educational training tends to the vocational or practical and relates to specific useful skills. It forms the core of apprenticeships and provides the backbone of content at technical colleges[?] or polytechnics.

Sporting training appears more mechanistic: planned suites of regimes develop specific skills or muscles with a view to peaking at a particular time.

Training & Development is the field concerned with workplace training.

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