lecture

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlɛktʃər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈlɛktʃɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lekchər)


Inflections of 'lecture' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
lectures
v 3rd person singular
lecturing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
lectured
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
lectured
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

lecture

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. an [informative, insightful, interesting] lecture (on)
  2. a [long, boring, dull] lecture (on)
  3. a lecture at [Harvard]
  4. a lecture on [astrophysics, modern art, climate change]
  5. gave a lecture on [astrophysics]
  6. was invited to give a lecture on [astrophysics]
  7. has been asked to give a lecture [at, on, for]
  8. the lecture was given by [an expert, a professor, an ex-student]
  9. [hundreds] attended the lecture
  10. the lecture was attended by [hundreds]
  11. [took, wrote, jotted] notes during the lecture
  12. fell asleep during the lecture
  13. [difficulties, problems] keeping up with the lecture
  14. take notes [on, during] the lecture
  15. got a (stern) lecture on being [responsible, respectful, punctual]
  16. a (stern) lecture from her [parents, boss, teacher]
  17. don't need any lectures from you!
n as adj
  1. the lecture hall was [packed, crammed, empty, full]
  2. [took, shared] lecture notes
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