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English definition of “teachings”


noun [plural]     /ˈtiːtʃɪŋz/
the ideas or beliefs of someone, such as a political or religious leader : the teachings of Martin Luther King Ideas, concepts and theoriesReligious beliefs and atheistic beliefs
(Definition of teachings noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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