Tuition is the fee for instruction at a school.(noun)
An example of tuition is the amount of money you'd pay to take classes at a community college.
See tuition in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME tuicion < OFr < L tuitio, protection < tuitus, pp. of tueri, to watch, protect
See tuition in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English tuicion, protection
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin tuitiō, tuitiōn-
Origin: , from tuitus
Origin: , past participle of tuērī, to protect.
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