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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Ready and willing to be taught.

Usage examples (38)
  • So this is what you call a teachable moment here right now for Barack Obama.
  • But he decided to use it as what he called a teachable moment to talk to the American people in an adult way about race.
  • "It really is what we call a teachable moment," said Liz Jaroslow, the school's interim director, according to the newspaper.
  • How many times did we hear this described as a teachable moment? for more
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