Definition of teaching in English:


Syllabification: teach·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈtēCHiNG


  • 1The occupation, profession, or work of a teacher.
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    • This convergence has important implications for research and teaching in business schools.
    • One weekend of TV coverage of their conference might well do more damage to the idea of teaching as a profession than any amount of strike action.
    • The new institute is an independent body to register and administer the teaching profession across all school sectors in the state.
  • 2 (teachings) Ideas or principles taught by an authority: the teachings of the Koran
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    • Christians relied on bishops to interpret Christian teachings and ensure correct belief.
    • Nor is it an assault on people's right to disapprove of beliefs, teachings or practices of a religion.
    • Imagine if the current contestants of Big Brother were asked to interpret the teachings of Allah?

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