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teach

verb [I/T]  us   /titʃ/ (past tense and past participle taught  /tɔt/ )
to instruct or train someone or give someone knowledge of something: [I] I taught for a few years before becoming a lawyer. [T] He taught his children English/taught English to his children.teach school To teach school is to have a job instructing children in a school.
teaching
noun [C/U]  us   /ˈti·tʃɪŋ/
[U] I enjoy teaching, but it can be exhausting.
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