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Definition of lecture:

  1. A discourse on any subject; especially, a formal or methodical discourse, intended for instruction; sometimes, a familiar discourse, in contrast with a sermon.
  2. A rehearsal of a lesson.
  3. A reprimand or formal reproof from one having authority.
  4. The act of reading; as, the lecture of Holy Scripture.
  5. To deliver a lecture or lectures.
  6. To read or deliver a lecture to.
  7. To reprove formally and with authority.


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