Definition of lesson
- his years of travel had taught him valuable lessons
- the lessons of history
You can't go out to play until you've finished your lessons.
The book is divided into 12 lessons.
She took piano lessons for years.
political leaders who have failed to learn the lessons of history
I've learned my lesson—I'll never do that again!
Let that be a lesson to you—if you don't take better care of your toys they'll get broken!
would tirelessly lesson the children in proper manners
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a blind with adjustable horizontal slats
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