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English definition of “teaching”

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 methodsTeaching in general

teaching noun (OPINIONS)

teachings [plural] moral, religious, or political opinions, especially of a famous leader: Christ's teachingsIdeas, concepts and theoriesReligious beliefs and atheistic beliefs
(Definition of teaching from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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