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lessonnoun [C]

uk   /ˈles.ən/ us   /ˈles.ən/
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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(Definition of lesson from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lesson" in American English

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lessonnoun [C]

us   /ˈles·ən/
a period of time during which something is taught: Have you ever taken piano lessons?
A lesson is also a useful piece of information learned through experience: Losing his job was a lesson he never forgot.
(Definition of lesson from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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