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noun teaching pronunciation in British English /ˈtiːtʃɪŋ/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the job of a teacher

    a career in teaching

    go into teaching (=become a teacher):

    I’d like to go into teaching.

    language/English/history etc teaching:

    Museums are important resources for history teaching.

    1. a.
      [only before noun] relating to teaching

      members of the teaching profession

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] [usually plural] the ideas or principles of a religious, political, or moral system of a particular person or group

    the teachings of Buddha

    issues that are central to traditional Christian teaching


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