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verb [transitive] coach pronunciation in American English /koʊtʃ/
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present tense
present participlecoaching
past tensecoached
past participlecoached
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  1. 1
    to train a sports player or team
    Mr. Jones coaches the football team.
    I’d like to coach basketball.
  2. 2
    to teach someone a special skill, especially one connected with performing in public
    a school where they coach children in singing and dancing
  3. 3
    to tell someone what to say or do in a particular situation
    Danielson had been coached by her lawyers, and said very little.


a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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