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Meaning of “teacher” in the English Dictionary

"teacher" in British English

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teachernoun [C]

uk   /ˈtiː.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/
A1 someone whose ​job is to ​teach in a ​school or ​college

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(Definition of teacher from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"teacher" in American English

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teachernoun [C]

 us   /ˈti·tʃər/
a ​person who ​instructs or ​trainsothers, esp. in a ​school: an ​English/​math/​kindergarten teacher
(Definition of teacher from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “teacher”
in Arabic مُدَرِّس, مُعَلِّم…
in Korean 선생님…
in Portuguese professor, -ora…
in Catalan mestre, -a, professor…
in Japanese 先生, 教師…
in Chinese (Simplified) 教员, 教师…
in Turkish öğretmen…
in Russian учитель, преподаватель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 教員, 教師…
in Italian insegnante, docente, maestro…
in Polish nauczyciel/ka…
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