Definition of Alexander technique noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Alexander technique

BrE BrE//ˌælɪɡˈzɑːndə tekniːk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌælɪɡˈzændər tekniːk//
[singular, uncountable] Complementary medicine
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a method of improving somebody’s health by teaching them how to stand, sit and move correctly See related entries: Complementary medicine Word Origin1930s: named after Frederick Matthias Alexander (1869–1955), the Australian-born actor and elocutionist who developed it.
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