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 (pĕd′ə-gŏj′ĭk, -gō′jĭk) also ped·a·gog·i·cal (-gŏj′ĭ-kəl, -gō′jĭ-)
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of pedagogy.
2. Characterized by pedantic formality: a haughty, pedagogic manner.

ped′a·gog′i·cal·ly adv.


(ˌpɛd əˈgɒdʒ ɪk, -ˈgoʊ dʒɪk)

also ped`a•gog′i•cal,

of or pertaining to a pedagogue or pedagogy.
[1775–85; < Greek paidagōgikós of a child's tutor. See pedagogue, -ic]
ped`a•gog′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pedagogic - of or relating to pedagogy; "pedagogical significance"


[ˌpɛdəˈgɒdʒɪk] adjpédagogique


adj (form)pädagogisch


[ˌpɛdəˈgɒdʒɪk] pedagogical [ˌpɛdəˈgɒdʒɪkəl] adjpedagogico/a
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