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teach-in

[teech-in]
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noun, plural teach-ins.
  1. 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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Origin of teach-in

First recorded in 1960–65; see origin at -in3
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teach-in

noun
  1. 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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