[ teech-in ]
/ ˈtitʃˌɪn /
noun, plural teach-ins.
a prolonged period of lectures, speeches, etc., conducted without interruption by members of the faculty and invited guests at a college or university as a technique of social protest.
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- teach a lesson,
- teach an old dog new tricks,
- teach, edward,
- teachable moment,
- teacher bird,
- teacher's pet
Origin of teach-in
First recorded in 1960–65; see origin at -in3
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Examples from the Web for teach-in
He was the impetus for a teach-in organized by some Oakland public school teachers in 1999.The Slain Policeman's Widow in the Mumia Abu-Jamal Case Speaks|Michael Smerconish|November 8, 2010|DAILY BEAST
an informal conference, esp on a topical subject, usually held at a university or college and involving a panel of visiting speakers, lecturers, students, etc
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