lecture lecture  /ˈlɛk tʃər/


  1. (n) a speech that is open to the public
  2. (n) a lengthy rebuke
  3. (n) teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)
  4. (v) deliver a lecture or talk
  5. (v) censure severely or angrily


  1. And thanks to YouTube, his lecture doesn't require any tuition checks.
  2. Eyewitness: All it took was six minutes for a college lecture course to become a killing field.
  3. But Tuesday's university lecture was a watershed.


  1. Make room for mushrooms with grow-at-home kits

    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — College students Alejandro Velez and Nikhil Arora were just a few months short of careers in corporate banking when they learned in a class lecture that it was possible to grow gourmet mushrooms on leftover coffee grounds.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Ramage Museum hosts lecture series

    The James A. Ramage Civil War Museum Summer Lecture Series will continue at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at the museum, 1402 Highland Ave.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

  3. Award-winning quilter to lecture at festival

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Anita Shackelford, a nationally recognized quilting teacher and judge, will provide a lecture and trunk show of quilts at the 2013 West Virginia Quilt Festival, June 20-22 at the Summersville Arena and Conference Center. The festiva...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Charleston Gazette

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  1. "It was inappropriate for President Calderon to lecture Americans on our own state and federal laws," Texas Sen. John Cornyn said. "Arizona's immigration law has been amended to make clear it does not authorize racial profiling by law...
    on May 20, 2010 By: John Cornyn Source: Politico

  2. The leftwing union leader said: "This government are launching the biggest attack on the trade union movement since Margaret Thatcher set out to break the National Union of Mineworkers and the idea that we should sit there and take a lecture on...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Bob Crow Source: The Guardian

  3. "I didn't lecture him, he didn't lecture me," said Rice.
    on May 3, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Reuters Canada

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