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1. The act, practice, or profession of instructing: math instruction.
a. Imparted knowledge: We sought further instruction in a more advanced class.
b. An imparted or acquired item of knowledge: The judge gave the jury an instruction in how the law defines an accomplice.
a. often instructions An authoritative direction to be obeyed; an order: had instructions to be home by midnight.
b. instructions Detailed directions about how to do something: read the instructions for assembly.
4. Computers A sequence of bits that tells a central processing unit to perform a particular operation and can contain data to be used in the operation.

in·struc′tion·al adj.
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Adj.1.instructional - of or relating to or used in instruction; "instructional aids"




[ɪnˈstrʌkʃənəl] adj [film, book, video] → éducatif/iveinstruction book nmanuel m d'utilisationinstruction booklet nmode m d'emploiinstruction manual nmanuel m d'utilisation
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