"'cher" meaning in All languages combined

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Noun [English]

IPA: [ˈt͡ʃə] [Singapore] Forms: 'chers [plural]
Etymology: Clipping of teacher. Etymology templates: {{clipping|en|teacher}} Clipping of teacher Head templates: {{en-noun}} 'cher (plural 'chers)
  1. (Manglish, Singlish) A teacher (a person who teaches in a school). Tags: Manglish, Singlish Categories (topical): Education Synonyms: cher

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