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Meaning of “lecture” - Learner’s Dictionary

lecture

verb     /ˈlektʃər/
TEACH [I]
to give a formal talk to a group of people, often at a university: She travelled widely throughout North America lecturing on women's rights. For ten years she lectured in law.University and college educationLecturing and addressing
CRITICIZE [T]
to talk angrily to someone in order to criticize their behaviour: Stop lecturing me! His parents used to lecture him on his table manners.Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
(Definition of lecture verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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