Definitions of lecture:
- noun: teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)
- noun: a lengthy rebuke
Example: "A good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"
- noun: a speech that is open to the public
Example: "He attended a lecture on telecommunications"
- verb: deliver a lecture or talk
Example: "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?"
- verb: censure severely or angrily
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