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tu·tor

 (to͞o′tər, tyo͞o′-)
n.
1.
a. A private instructor.
b. One that gives additional, special, or remedial instruction.
2. A teacher or teaching assistant in some universities and colleges having a rank lower than that of an instructor.
3. A graduate, usually a fellow, responsible for the supervision of an undergraduate at some British universities.
4. Law The guardian of a minor.
v. tu·tored, tu·tor·ing, tu·tors
v.tr.
1. To act as a tutor to; instruct or teach privately.
2. To have the guardianship, tutelage, or care of.
v.intr.
1. To function as a tutor.
2. To be instructed by a tutor; study under a tutor.

[Middle English tutour, from Old French, from Latin tūtor, from tūtus, variant past participle of tuērī, to guard.]

tutoring

(ˈtjuːtərɪŋ)
n
1. (Education) the act of teaching or instructing
2. (Education) remedial or additional teaching, designed to help people who need extra help with their studies
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tutoring

noun
The act, process, or art of imparting knowledge and skill:
Translations
répétitorat

tutoring

[ˈtjuːtərɪŋ] Nclases f particulares (in de) (remedial) → clases fpl de recuperación (in de)
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