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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtiːt͡ʃɪŋ/
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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; the activity that a teacher does when he/she teaches.
    Teaching has seen continual changes over the past decades.
    I have found a teaching job.
    a teaching assistant
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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


  1. present participle and gerund of teach
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