tuition

  • 1Tuition — means instruction or teaching . In American English, the term tuition is often used to refer to a fee charged for educational instruction; especially at a formal institution of learning or by a private tutor usually in the form of one to one… …

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  • 2tuition — tu‧i‧tion [tjuˈɪʆn ǁ tu ] noun [uncountable] 1. teaching, especially in small groups: • Trainees have a week of intensive tuition at the management training centre. 2. the money you pay for being taught: • Big tuition increases are due at public …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3Tuition — Tu*i tion, n. [L. tuitio protection, guarding, from tueri, p. p. tuitus, to see, watch, protect: cf. F. tuition. Cf. {Tutor}.] 1. Superintending care over a young person; the particular watch and care of a tutor or guardian over his pupil or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4tuition — (n.) mid 15c., protection, care, custody, from Anglo Fr. tuycioun (late 13c.), from O.Fr. tuicion guardianship, from L. tuitionem (nom. tuitio) a looking after, defense, guardianship, from tuitus, pp. of tueri to look after (see TUTOR (Cf.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5tuition — index direction (guidance), edification, education, experience (background), guidance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. Wil …

    Law dictionary

  • 6tuition — [n] education; education costs charge, expenditure, fee, instruction, lessons, price, schooling, teaching, training, tutelage, tutoring; concept 287 …

    New thesaurus

  • 7tuition — ► NOUN ▪ teaching or instruction, especially of individuals or small groups. ORIGIN Latin, from tueri to watch, guard …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8tuition — [to͞o ish′ən, tyo͞oish′ən] n. [ME tuicion < OFr < L tuitio, protection < tuitus, pp. of tueri, to watch, protect] 1. Obs. guardianship 2. the charge for instruction, esp. at a college or private school 3. Now Rare teaching; instruction… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9tuition — noun 1 (esp. BrE) teaching ADJECTIVE ▪ private ▪ individual, one to one, personal ▪ daily ▪ extra ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10tuition — n. instruction (BE) 1) to give tuition payment for instruction 2) to pay tuition for 3) free; half tuition (to receive free tuition) * * * [tjuː ɪʃ(ə)n] half tuition (to receive free tuition) [ instruction ] (BE) to give tuition [ payment for… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11tuition — [[t]tjuɪ̱ʃ(ə)n, AM tu [/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: oft supp N, N in n If you are given tuition in a particular subject, you are taught about that subject. The courses will give the beginner personal tuition in all types of outdoor photography. 2) N… …

    English dictionary

  • 12tuition */ — UK [tjuːˈɪʃ(ə)n] / US [tuˈɪʃ(ə)n] noun [uncountable] 1) the work that a teacher does when they teach a particular subject, especially to one person or to a small group tuition in: He s been getting private tuition in French. tuition fees 2) money …

    English dictionary

  • 13tuition — tuitional, tuitionary /tooh ish euh ner ee, tyooh /, adj. tuitionless, adj. /tooh ish euhn, tyooh /, n. 1. the charge or fee for instruction, as at a private school or a college or university: The college will raise its tuition again next year. 2 …

    Universalium

  • 14tuition — tu|i|tion [tjuˈıʃən US tu ] n [U] [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: tuicion, from Latin, from tueri to look at, look after ] 1.) teaching, especially in small groups ▪ I had to have extra tuition in maths. 2.) AmE tuition fees BrE the money …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15tuition — tu|i|tion [ tu ıʃn ] noun uncount * 1. ) money that you pay to take classes, especially at a college, university, or private school: Tuition increased by 5% at state universities this year. 2. ) MAINLY BRITISH the work that a teacher does when… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16tuition — noun (U) 1 teaching, especially in small groups: I had to have extra tuition in maths. | tuition fees (=the money you pay for being taught) 2 AmE the money you pay for being taught: When I started college, tuition was $350 a quarter …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English