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learn·ed  (lûrnd)
1. Possessing or demonstrating profound, often systematic knowledge; erudite.
2. Directed toward scholars: a learned journal.
3. (lûrnd) Acquired by learning or experience: learned behavior; a learned response.

[Middle English lerned, educated, past participle of lernen, to learn, teach; see learn.]

learned·ly adv.
learned·ness n.
Synonyms: learned, erudite, scholarly
These adjectives mean having or showing profound knowledge: a learned jurist; an erudite professor; a scholarly treatise.

learned  /lrnd/  adj. having much knowledge, (syn.) erudite: Great universities have many learned professors. learned

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