Definition of teaching fellow in English:

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teaching fellow

Pronunciation: /ˈtēCHiNG ˈfelō/ Pronunciation: /ˈfelə/

noun

A postgraduate student who carries out teaching or laboratory duties in return for accommodations, tuition, or expenses.
Example sentences
  • The week also included smaller breakout sessions for students and for teaching fellows.
  • Already, the center has begun supporting a teaching fellow from the FIU College of Education who's working at an Algebra Project site in Jackson, Miss.
  • Among my teaching fellows was an Orthodox Jew, a woman preparing for the Episcopal priesthood, an Irish Catholic (from Ireland), an Indian Christian (from India), and two agnostics.

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Syllabification: teach·ing fel·low

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