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Definition of Lecture

Lecture

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

Lecture Quotations

I never lecture, not because I am shy or a bad speaker, but simply because I detest the sort of people who go to lectures and don't want to meet them.
H. L. Mencken

Having George W. Bush giving a lecture on business ethics is like having a leper give you a facial, it just doesn't work!
Robin Williams

He that knows himself, knows others; and he that is ignorant of himself, could not write a very profound lecture on other men's heads.
Charles Caleb Colton

Before I came here I was confused about this subject. Having listened to your lecture I am still confused. But on a higher level.
Enrico Fermi

Going to a party, for me, is as much a learning experience as, you know, sitting in a lecture.
Natalie Portman
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Lecture Translations

lecture in Danish is foredrag, lektie
lecture in Dutch is college geven
lecture in Finnish is luento
lecture in Italian is dizione
lecture in Norwegian is foredrag, forelesning
lecture in Spanish is declamacion

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