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verb lecture pronunciation in British English /ˈlektʃə(r)/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theylecture
he/she/itlectures
present participlelecturing
past tenselectured
past participlelectured
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to give a lecture or a series of lectures
    lecture on:

    She lectures on Greek Literature at the Sorbonne.

  2. 2
    [transitive] showing disapproval to talk to someone seriously in order to criticize them or warn them about something, especially when this is annoying

    My doctor's been lecturing me on the dangers of not getting enough exercise.

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