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English definition of “Parent-Teacher Association”

Parent-Teacher Association

noun [C]  /ˈpeər·əntˈti·tʃər əˌsoʊ·siˌeɪ·ʃən, ˈpær-, əˌsoʊ·ʃi-/ (abbreviation PTA)
an organization of parents and teachers of children at a school that tries to help the school, esp. by arranging activities that raise money for it
(Definition of Parent-Teacher Association noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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