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Synonyms of teacher in English:


  • 1 the new physics teacher used to be a nun
    coach, trainer;
    lecturer, professor, don;
    guide, mentor, guru, counselor;
    substitute teacher, sub
    historicalschoolman, schoolmarm
  • Quote

    Few have been taught to any purpose who have not been their own teachers.
    Joshua Reynolds, British painter

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