teaching assistant

noun

US
: a graduate student who teaches classes at a college or university

Examples of teaching assistant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mathur threatened UW-Madison graduate students, too, complaint says A UW-Madison graduate student and teaching assistant in the department told Grimyser that Mathur had been fixated on defaming him since last August. Kelly Meyerhofer, Journal Sentinel, 13 Mar. 2023 More than a month later, authorities arrested Kohberger, a 28-year-old graduate student and teaching assistant at Washington State University. Steve Helling, Peoplemag, 22 Feb. 2023

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“Teaching assistant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teaching%20assistant. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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