Parent-Teacher Association

[ pair-uhnt-tee-cher, par- ]
/ ˈpɛər əntˈti tʃər, ˈpær- /

noun

an organization of teachers and the parents of their students, as within a public school, to promote mutual understanding and to increase the effectiveness of the educational program. Abbreviation: PTA, P.T.A.

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British Dictionary definitions for Parent-Teacher Association

parent teacher association

noun

a social group of the parents of children at a school and their teachers formed in order to foster better understanding between them and to organize activities on behalf of the schoolAbbreviation: PTA
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