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“parent-teacher association” in British English

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parent-teacher associationnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌpeə.rəntˈtiː.tʃər ə.səʊ.siˌeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌper.əntˈtiː.tʃɚ ə.soʊ.siˌeɪ.ʃən/ abbreviation PTA, US also parent-teacher organization

(Definition of “parent-teacher association” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“Parent-Teacher Association” in American English

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Parent-Teacher Associationnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpeər·əntˈti·tʃər əˌsoʊ·siˌeɪ·ʃən, ˈpær-, əˌsoʊ·ʃi-/ abbreviation PTA

an organization of parents and teachers of children at a school that tries to help the school, esp. by arranging activities that raise money for it

(Definition of “Parent-Teacher Association” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)