lesson

  • 1 Lesson — Les son (l[e^]s s n), n. [OE. lessoun, F. le[,c]on lesson, reading, fr. L. lectio a reading, fr. legere to read, collect. See {Legend}, and cf. {Lection}.] 1. Anything read or recited to a teacher by a pupil or learner; something, as a portion of …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 lesson — [les′ən] n. [ME lessoun < OFr leçon < L lectio, a reading, hence text, lesson < pp. of legere, to read: see LOGIC] 1. something to be learned; specif., a) an exercise or assignment that a student is to prepare or learn within a given… …

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  • 3 Lesson — Les son, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lessoned} ( s nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lessoning}.] To teach; to instruct. Shak. [1913 Webster] To rest the weary, and to soothe the sad, Doth lesson happier men, and shame at least the bad. Byron. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 Lesson XX — Género Drama, Romance, Yaoi, Shōjo Estudio Daiei Co. Ltd Lanzamiento 1995 …

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  • 5 lesson — [n1] information taught assignment, chalk talk*, class, coaching, drill, education, exercise, homework, instruction, lecture, period, practice, quiz, reading, recitation, schooling, study, task, teaching, test, tutoring; concepts 274,285,287… …

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  • 6 Lesson — (spr. óng), René Primevère, Naturforscher, geb. 20. März 1794 in Rochefort, gest. daselbst 28. April 1849, begleitete 1822–25 den Kapitän Duperrey auf seiner Weltreise auf der Korvette La Coquille und wurde dann Professor der Botanik in Rochefort …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 7 lesson — index caveat, correction (punishment), guidance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8 lesson — ● lesson Mot anglais signifiant leçon et désignant en Angleterre, aux XVIIe et XVIIIe s., une suite ou sonate pour un ou plusieurs instruments. (J. Dowland, T. Morley, H. Purcell et G. F. Händel sont les principaux auteurs de lessons.) …

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  • 9 lesson — (n.) early 13c., a reading aloud from the Bible, also something to be learned by a student, from O.Fr. leçon, from L. lectionem (nom. lectio) a reading, noun of action from pp. stem of legere to read (see LECTURE (Cf. lecture) (n.)). Transferred… …

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  • 10 lesson — (izg. lèsn) m DEFINICIJA 1. glazb. pov. instrumentalno djelo, posebno kompozicije za orgulje (u Engleskoj u 17. i 18. st.) 2. čitanje odlomaka iz svetih knjiga za vrijeme službe u crkvi ETIMOLOGIJA engl …

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  • 11 lesson — ► NOUN 1) a period of learning or teaching. 2) a thing learned. 3) a thing that serves as a warning or encouragement. 4) a passage from the Bible read aloud during a church service. ORIGIN Old French leçon, from Latin legere read …

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  • 12 Lesson — A lesson is a structured period of time where learning is intended to occur. It involves one or more students (also called pupils or learners in some circumstances) being taught by a teacher or instructor. A lesson may be either one section of a… …

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  • 13 lesson — noun 1 period of teaching or learning ADJECTIVE ▪ good, interesting ▪ boring ▪ individual ▪ private ▪ driving …

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  • 14 lesson */*/*/ — UK [ˈles(ə)n] / US noun [countable] Word forms lesson : singular lesson plural lessons 1) a) a period of time in which students are taught about a subject in school. The usual American word is class a French/English/maths/history lesson I d like… …

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  • 15 lesson — les|son [ lesn ] noun count *** 1. ) a period of time in which someone is taught a skill: a driving/dancing/swimming lesson She s taking French lessons from a private tutor. a ) MAINLY BRITISH a class in school on a particular subject 2. ) a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 lesson — n. instruction 1) to take lessons (to take lessons in English) 2) to study one s lessons 3) a lesson in something that should be known 4) to learn a lesson 5) to teach smb. a lesson 6) a moral; object lesson 7) a lesson to (let that be a lesson… …

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  • 17 lesson — les|son W3S2 [ˈlesən] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(learning a skill)¦ 2¦(in school)¦ 3¦(experience)¦ 4¦(book)¦ 5¦(church)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1100 1200; : Old French; Origin: leçon, from Latin lectio act of reading , from legere; …

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  • 18 Lesson — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Lesson est un nom de famille et un nom de lieu. En anglais, le mot lesson signifie leçon. Anthroponyme René Primevère Lesson (1794 1849), chirurgien et… …

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  • 19 lesson — [[t]le̱s(ə)n[/t]] ♦♦♦ lessons 1) N COUNT A lesson is a fixed period of time when people are taught about a particular subject or taught how to do something. It would be his last French lesson for months... Johanna took piano lessons. 2) N COUNT:… …

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  • 20 Lesson — René Lesson René Primevère Lesson (* 20. März 1794 in Rochefort; † 28. April 1849 ebda.) war ein französischer Arzt und Naturforscher. Lesson diente in den napoleonischen Kriegen auf verschiedenen französischen Kriegsschiffen als Chirurg. In den… …

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