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lesson

noun [C] uk   /ˈles.ən/ us  
A1 a period of time in which a person is taught about a subject or how to do something: How can we make science lessons more interesting? She has never had/taken any acting lessons. He gives French lessons.B2 an experience that teaches you how to behave better in a similar situation in the future: There is a lesson for all parents in this tragic accident. My parents made me pay back all the money and it was a lesson I never forgot. We can learn important lessons (= gain new understanding) from this disaster.
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in Korean 수업…
in Arabic دَرْس…
in French leçon…
in Turkish ders saati, ders…
in Italian lezione…
in Chinese (Traditional) (一節)課, 經驗,教訓…
in Russian урок, занятие, предостережение…
in Polish lekcja…
in Spanish clase, lección, lectura…
in Portuguese lição, aula…
in German die Stunde, die Lektion, die Lesung…
in Catalan lliçó, classe…
in Japanese 授業, レッスン…
in Chinese (Simplified) (一节)课, 经验,教训…
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