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teaching

[tee-ching] /ˈti tʃɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act or profession of a person who teaches.
2.
something that is taught.
3.
Often, teachings. doctrines or precepts:
the teachings of Lao-tzu.
Origin of teaching
1125-1175
First recorded in 1125-75, teaching is from the Middle English word teching. See teach, -ing1
Related forms
nonteaching, adjective
self-teaching, adjective
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  • Her tone is pure, her morals are high, her teachings are direct and effective.

  • He had acquired this from his mother's teachings and his father's spendthrift ways.

  • He wrote the book of “Meaning and Life” and spread his teachings through the world.

  • These doctrines are known to this day as the teachings of the Yellow Ancient.

  • And then he ran over, in eager tones, all that he owed to her teachings.

    Gerald Fitzgerald Charles James Lever
British Dictionary definitions for teachings

teaching

/ˈtiːtʃɪŋ/
noun
1.
the art or profession of a teacher
2.
(sometimes pl) something taught; precept
3.
(modifier) denoting a person or institution that teaches: a teaching hospital
4.
(modifier) used in teaching: teaching aids
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