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 (to͞o-ĭsh′ən, tyo͞o-)
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.
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(Education) formal relating to tuition
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The Japanese, however, in spite of their antiquity measured by time, were in a very tuitionary condition.