pedagogical

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pedagogic +‎ -al

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pedagogical (comparative more pedagogical, superlative most pedagogical)

  1. Of, or relating to pedagogy; teaching.
    • 1996, William Duckworth, Sound and Light: La Monte Young, Marian Zazeela, page 144:
      As we look back into the early collections of qin notations, known as qinpu, we find an interesting collection of pictures in the pedagogical sections of several important qinpu.
    Synonyms: didactic, pedagogic
    • 2018, Clarence Green; James Lambert, “Advancing disciplinary literacy through English for academic purposes: Discipline-specific wordlists, collocations and word families for eight secondary subjects”, in Journal of English for Academic Purposes, volume 35, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeap.2018.07.004, page 106:
      The value of pedagogical material informed by objective methodological procedures developed in corpus linguistics is widely recognized.
  2. Haughty and formal.
    Synonym: pedantic

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