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Noun lesson has 4 senses
  1. lesson - a unit of instruction; "he took driving lessons"
    --1 is a kind of
    teaching, instruction, pedagogy
    --1 is a part of course, course of study, course of instruction, class
    --1 has particulars:
     language lesson; dance lesson; music lesson; tennis lesson; golf lesson
  2. example, deterrent example, lesson, object lesson - punishment intended as a warning to others; "they decided to make an example of him"
    --2 is a kind of admonition, monition, warning, word of advice
  3. moral, lesson - the significance of a story or event; "the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor"
    --3 is a kind of meaning, significance, signification, import
  4. lesson - a task assigned for individual study; "he did the lesson for today"
    --4 is a kind of
    school assignment, schoolwork
    --4 is a part of
     education, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, educational activity
    --4 has particulars: exercise, example; reading assignment; history lesson
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