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di·dac·tic  audio  (d-dktk) KEY  also di·dac·ti·cal  (-t-kl) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Intended to instruct.
  2. Morally instructive.
  3. Inclined to teach or moralize excessively.

ETYMOLOGY:
Greek didaktikos, skillful in teaching, from didaktos, taught, from didaskein, didak-, to teach, educate

OTHER FORMS:
di·dacti·cal·ly(Adverb), di·dacti·cism  (-t-szm) KEY (Noun)


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