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parent-teacher association

noun [C] uk   /ˌpeə.rəntˈtiː.tʃə.rə.səʊ.siˌeɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌper.əntˈtiː.tʃɚ.ə.soʊ-/ (abbreviation PTA, US also parent-teacher organization)
an organization run by teachers and the parents of children at a school that tries to help the school, especially by organizing activities that raise money for it
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