Tuition is the fee for instruction at a school.noun
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- Obsolete guardianship
- the charge for instruction, esp. at a college or private school
- Now Rare teaching; instruction
Origin: ME tuicion < OFr < L tuitio, protection < tuitus, pp. of tueri, to watch, protect
- tuitional adjective
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- A fee for instruction, especially at a formal institution of learning.
- Instruction; teaching.
- Archaic Guardianship.
Origin: Middle English tuicion, protection, from Old French, from Latin tuitiō, tuitiōn-, from tuitus, past participle of tuērī, to protect.
- tu·iˈtion·al, tu·iˈtion·arˌy adjective