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Parent-Teacher Association

[pair-uh nt-tee-cher, par-] /ˈpɛər əntˈti tʃər, ˈpær-/
noun
1.
an organization of teachers and the parents of their students, as within a public school, to promote mutual understanding and to increase the effectiveness of the educational program.
Abbreviation: PTA, P.T.A.
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British Dictionary definitions for parent teacher association

parent teacher association

noun
1.
a social group of the parents of children at a school and their teachers formed in order to foster better understanding between them and to organize activities on behalf of the school PTA
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