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schoolteacher

[ skool-tee-cher ]
/ ˈskulˌti tʃər /
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noun
a teacher in a school, especially in one below the college level.
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Origin of schoolteacher

First recorded in 1840–50; school1 + teacher
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British Dictionary definitions for schoolteacher

schoolteacher
/ (ˈskuːlˌtiːtʃə) /

noun
a person who teaches in a school

Derived forms of schoolteacher

schoolteaching, noun
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