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noun [countable]     object lesson pronunciation in British English
/ˈɒbdʒekt ˌles(ə)n/
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singularobject lesson
pluralobject lessons
  1. an event or situation that is a very good example of a particular principle or of how something should be done
    object lesson in:

    Richard’s experience was an object lesson in how not to organize a holiday.

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