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Definition of "teaching" []

  • The act, practice, occupation, or profession of a teacher. (noun)
  • Something taught. (noun)
  • A precept or doctrine. Often used in the plural: the teachings of Buddha. (noun)
  • Of, involving, or used for teaching: teaching materials; teaching methods. (adjective)
  • Working as a teacher or in teaching: teaching assistants. (adjective)
  • The art or profession of a teacher (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Something taught; precept (noun)
  • Denoting a person or institution that teaches (noun)
  • Used in teaching (noun)

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Use "teaching" in a sentence
  • "Diary Entry by Alan MacDonald (about the author) yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Let\'s use the Health Care bill as an Obama "teaching moment"'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Let\'s use the Health Care bill as an Obama \'teaching moment\' --- not him \'teaching us\ 'but us \'teaching him\'! '"
  • "Such omissions may have been plausible in the first blush of enthusiasm for reform, but they seem indefensible after many decades of evidence that adventurous teaching is rare. quoted from 《teaching practice: plus que ca change》, p38"
  • "The greatest advancement in teaching is to have players see their swings."