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lectures

verb
present tense third-person singular of lecture

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1 to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings
  • the frustrated manager lectured the waitstaff about its poor level of service

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2 to give a formal often extended talk on a subject
  • a physician who has lectured before countless audiences on the importance of diet and exercise in avoiding heart disease

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lectures

noun
plural of lecture

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“Lectures.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lectures. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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