Meaning of “teaching” in the English Dictionary

"teaching" in British English

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us uk /ˈtiː.tʃɪŋ/

teaching noun (JOB)

B1 [ U ] the job of being a teacher:

He's always wanted to go into teaching.
modern teaching methods

More examples

  • He suffered a nervous collapse after ten years' teaching.
  • In the book, the author gives a thinly disguised account of his own early teaching experiences.
  • The school is experimenting with new teaching methods.
  • I do a bit of teaching now and then just to keep my hand in.
  • I've got a heavy teaching load this term.

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