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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.
(Education) formal relating to tuition