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teaching

noun uk   /ˈtiː.tʃɪŋ/ us  

teaching noun (JOB)

B1 [U] the job of being a teacher: He's always wanted to go into teaching. modern teaching methods
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teaching noun (OPINIONS)

teachings [plural] moral, religious, or political opinions, especially of a famous leader: Christ's teachings
Translations of “teaching”
in Korean 교직, 가르침…
in Arabic تَدريس, تَعليم…
in Portuguese ensino, magistério…
in Catalan ensenyament…
in Japanese 教職, 教えること…
in Italian insegnamento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工作, 教師工作…
in Russian преподавание…
in Turkish öğretim, öğretmenlik, ders verme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工作, 教学…
in Polish nauczanie, uczenie…
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