teaching

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtiːtʃɪŋ/
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  • Rhymes: -iːtʃɪŋ

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English teching, techinge, from Old English tǣċing, tǣċung (instruction, direction, teaching), equivalent to teach +‎ -ing.

Noun[edit]

teaching (countable and uncountable, plural teachings)

  1. Something taught by a religious or philosophical authority.
    Many follow the teachings of Confucius.
  2. The profession of educating people.
    Teaching has seen continual changes over the past decades.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English techinge, techynge, techende, techand, from Old English tǣċende, from Proto-Germanic *taikijandz, present participle of Proto-Germanic *taikijaną (to show, point out), equivalent to teach +‎ -ing.

Verb[edit]

teaching

  1. present participle of teach
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