November 10, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
lecture /ˈlɛktʃɚ/ noun
lecture
/ˈlɛktʃɚ/
noun

plural lectures

The professor is giving a lecture to the class.
The professor is giving a lecture to the class.
Learner's definition of LECTURE

1 : a talk or speech given to a group of people to teach them about a particular subject

  • a lecture about/on politics

  • She's planning to give/deliver a series of lectures on modern art.

  • Several hundred people are expected to attend the lecture.

2 : a talk that criticizes someone's behavior in an angry or serious way

  • I came home late and got a lecture from my parents.

  • I gave her a lecture about doing better in school.

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