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coach

 (kōch)
n.
1.
a. A bus, especially one designed for long-distance passenger service.
b. A railroad passenger car.
c. A closed automobile, usually with two doors.
d. A large, closed, four-wheeled carriage with an elevated exterior seat for the driver; a stagecoach.
2. Coach class.
3. Sports A person who trains or directs athletes or athletic teams.
4.
a. A person who gives instruction, as in singing or acting.
b. A private tutor employed to prepare a student for an examination.
tr. & intr.v. coached, coach·ing, coach·es
1. To train or tutor or to act as a trainer or tutor.
2. To transport by or ride in a coach.

[French coche, from obsolete German Kotsche, from Hungarian kocsi, after Kocs, a town of northwest Hungary (where such carriages were first made).]

coach′a·ble adj.
coach′er n.

coaching

(ˈkəʊˌtʃɪŋ)
n
1. (General Sporting Terms) sport the act of training a person or team of people in a particular sport
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the act of training staff in business or office practice
3. (Education) the act of giving a person special teaching in a particular subject, esp in order to prepare him or her for an examination
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coaching - the job of a professional coachcoaching - the job of a professional coach  
employment, work - the occupation for which you are paid; "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work"
Translations

coaching

[ˈkəʊtʃɪŋ] N
1. (Sport) (= training) → entrenamiento m
2. (esp US) (= tuition) → enseñanza f particular

coaching

n (Sport) → Trainerstunden pl; (Tennis) → Training nt; (= tutoring)Nachhilfe f
References in classic literature ?
He came to live with some French people that take in young men (and others) for this purpose; it's a kind of coaching place, only kept by women.
Barrymore has been coaching me in them, and I think I can say my lessons fairly well.
Constant dropping will wear away a stone, and constant coaching will wear out a Dame Durden.
He went to the secretary of the Medical School and asked if he could give him the coaching of some backward student; but the secretary held out no hope of getting him anything of the sort.
For a week they did little but rest, D'Arnot coaching Tarzan in French.
However, Ladislaw's coaching was forthwith to be put to the test, for before the day of nomination Mr.
To this end he had spent considerable time with Number Thirteen, coaching him in English and in the ethics of human association.
Without laboratories, without coaching, sitting in my bedroom, I proceeded to compress that two years' work into three months and to keep reviewed on the previous year's work.
It was far into the night when we reached the town of L-, and still we were seven miles from our journey's end; and there was no more coaching, nor any conveyance to be had, except a common cart, and that with the greatest difficulty, for half the town was in bed.
The station for Howards End was at Hilton, one of the large villages that are strung so frequently along the North Road, and that owe their size to the traffic of coaching and pre-coaching days.
I guess she don't need a mule team to drag her away, but women are better at coaching than they are at running bases.
Their movements perceptibly quickened under his coaching, and as the boat swung inboard I was sent forward to let go the jibs.

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