teach-in

noun \ ˈtēch-ˌin \

Definition of teach-in

:an extended meeting usually held on a college campus for lectures, debates, and discussions to raise awareness of or express a position on a social or political issue

First Known Use of teach-in

1965


TEACH-IN Defined for English Language Learners

teach-in

noun

Definition of teach-in for English Language Learners

  • : a meeting usually held on a college campus for people to talk about and learn about something (such as a social or political issue)


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