tuition


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tu·i·tion

 (to͞o-ĭsh′ən, tyo͞o-)
n.
1. A fee for instruction, especially at a college, university, or private school.
2. Instruction; teaching: a musician who was under his tuition for a year.
3. Archaic Guardianship.

[Middle English tuicion, protection, from Old French, from Latin tuitiō, tuitiōn-, from tuitus, past participle of tuērī, to protect.]

tu·i′tion·al, tu·i′tion·ar′y (-ĭsh′ə-nĕr′ē) adj.

tuition

(tjuːˈɪʃən)
n
1. instruction, esp that received in a small group or individually
2. (Education) the payment for instruction, esp in colleges or universities
[C15: from Old French tuicion, from Latin tuitiō a guarding, from tuērī to watch over]
tuˈitional adj

tu•i•tion

(tuˈɪʃ ən, tyu-)

n.
1. the charge or fee for instruction, as at a private school or a college or university.
2. teaching or instruction.
3. Archaic. guardianship or custody.
[1250–1300; Middle English tuicion a looking after, guarding < Latin tuitiō=tui-, variant s. of tuērī to watch (compare tutelage) + -tiō -tion]
tu•i′tion•al, adj.
tu•i′tion•less, adj.

tuition

- First meant taking care of something, then teaching or instruction, especially for a fee.
See also related terms for teacher.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tuition - a fee paid for instruction (especially for higher education)tuition - a fee paid for instruction (especially for higher education); "tuition and room and board were more than $25,000"
didactics, education, educational activity, instruction, pedagogy, teaching - the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"
fee - a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
2.tuition - teaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately)tuition - teaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately)
teaching, pedagogy, instruction - the profession of a teacher; "he prepared for teaching while still in college"; "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"

tuition

noun training, schooling, education, teaching, lessons, instruction, tutoring, tutelage The courses will give the beginner personal tuition.

tuition

noun
The act, process, or art of imparting knowledge and skill:
Translations
تَعْليمتَعْلِيمرَسْم التَّعْليم
školnévyučovánívýuka
undervisningundervisningsgebyr
opetus
poduka
tandíj
kennsla
授業
(개인) 교수
mokestis už moksląmokestis už studijaspamokos
macibu maksamācīšanaprivātstundas
školné
poukšolnina
undervisning
การสอนพิเศษ
öğretimokul harcıözel dersöğrenim ücreti
sự giảng dạy

tuition

[tjʊˈɪʃən]
A. Nenseñanza f, instrucción f (US) → matrícula f
private tuitionclases fpl particulares (in de)
B. CPD tuition fees NPLmatrícula fsing, tasas fpl de matriculación

tuition

[tjuˈɪʃən] n
(= lessons) → cours mpl
private tuition → cours mpl particuliers
(also tuition fees) → frais mpl de scolaritétuition fees nplfrais mpl de scolarité

tuition

nUnterricht m; extra tuitionNachhilfeunterricht m

tuition

[tjʊˈɪʃn] n (Brit) (lessons) → lezioni fpl (Am) (fees) → tasse fpl scolastiche (or universitarie)

tuition

(tjuˈʃən) noun
1. teaching, especially private. he gives music tuition / tuition in music.
2. (American) tuition fee; the money a student pays to a college, university or private school. How much is the tuition at your university?

tuition

تَعْلِيم výuka undervisning Unterricht διδασκαλία instrucción opetus cours particulier poduka lezioni 授業 (개인) 교수 onderwijs undervisning nauka ensino обучение undervisning การสอนพิเศษ öğretim sự giảng dạy 辅导
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Why would you be persuaded by my uncle, Sir Robert, against your own judgment, to place Edward under private tuition, at the most critical time of his life?
There was a certain richness in his complexion, which I had been long accustomed, under Peggotty's tuition, to connect with port wine; and I fancied it was in his voice too, and referred his growing corpulency to the same cause.
I never knew Joe to remember anything from one Sunday to another, or to acquire, under my tuition, any piece of information whatever.
The French officer likewise represented, with evident satisfaction, that under their tuition the king and queen had imbibed proper notions of their elevated station, and on all ceremonious occasions conducted themselves with suitable dignity.
I am sure I cannot say that it HAD, but while Miss Summers declares that Miss Vernon showed no signs of obstinacy or perverseness during her whole stay in Wigmore Street, till she was detected in this scheme, I cannot so readily credit what Lady Susan has made him, and wants to make me believe, that it was merely an impatience of restraint and a desire of escaping from the tuition of masters which brought on the plan of an elopement.
After breakfast he walked with his two brothers, non-evangelical, well-educated, hall-marked young men, correct to their remotest fibre, such unimpeachable models as are turned out yearly by the lathe of a systematic tuition.
asked Good in his villainous Kitchen Kukuana, in which he had been improving himself under that young lady's tuition.
Philip, without thinking anything about it, had got into the habit of sitting by his side; it never occurred to him that Fanny Price was consumed with jealousy, and watched his acceptance of someone else's tuition with ever-increasing anger.
One would rather write masterpieces of literature no doubt -- but meanwhile board and tuition fees have to be paid.
Troy, have been passed in the tuition of young ladies.
He was very sorry, but he was compelled to give me back my tuition fee and to ask me to leave the school.
The power of subsidization of thought was theirs to a remarkable degree, as I was soon to learn under Ernest's tuition.