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teaching

[tee-ching] /ˈti tʃɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act or profession of a person who teaches.
2.
something that is taught.
3.
Often, teachings. doctrines or precepts:
the teachings of Lao-tzu.
Origin
1125-1175
1125-75; Middle English teching. See teach, -ing1
Related forms
nonteaching, adjective
self-teaching, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for teachings

teaching

/ˈtiːtʃɪŋ/
noun
1.
the art or profession of a teacher
2.
(sometimes pl) something taught; precept
3.
(modifier) denoting a person or institution that teaches: a teaching hospital
4.
(modifier) used in teaching: teaching aids
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