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teacher

[tee-cher] /ˈti tʃər/
noun
1.
a person who teaches or instructs, especially as a profession; instructor.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English techer. See teach, -er1
Related forms
teacherless, adjective
teachership, noun
nonteacher, noun
self-teacher, noun
underteacher, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for teacher ship

teacher

/ˈtiːtʃə/
noun
1.
a person whose occupation is teaching others, esp children
2.
a personified concept that teaches: nature is a good teacher
Derived Forms
teacherless, adjective
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Word Origin and History for teacher ship

teacher

n.

"one who teaches," c.1300; agent noun from teach (v.). It was used earlier in a sense of "index finger" (late 13c.). Teacher's pet attested from 1856.

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