1. acquisition which might take place without the objective to learn, via exposure to data or behavior. 2. acquisition which takes place without active mnemonic participation, as seen in drill and rote learning.

PASSIVE LEARNING: "It's often rewarding when parents pick up on things their children have acquired through passive learning."
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