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pedagogical

[ ped-uh-goj-i-kuhl, -goh-ji-kuhl ]
/ ˌpɛd əˈgɒdʒ ɪ kəl, -ˈgoʊ dʒɪ kəl /
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adjective
of or relating to a pedagogue or pedagogy.
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Also ped·a·gog·ic [ped-uh-goj-ik, -goh-jik] /ˌpɛd əˈgɒdʒ ɪk, -ˈgoʊ dʒɪk/ .

Origin of pedagogical

First recorded in 1595–1605, pedagogical is from the Greek word paidagōgikós of a child's tutor. See pedagogue, -ical

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