Origin of instruction
Examples from the Web for instruction
Fridays there is ethics and law of war training and instruction.Pentagon Insider on New Plan to Fight ISIS: ‘Of Course It’s Not Enough’|Nancy A. Youssef|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I was only a little freaked out by the morning's instruction.Knowing Where the Bodies Are Buried: An Excerpt From 'Lives in Ruins'|Marilyn Johnson|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was no instruction, no direction—there was an overwhelming stampede and hysteria.I Survived a Deadly Shipwreck: Costa Concordia Passengers Tell Their Stories|Barbie Latza Nadeau|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instruction in how to deliver bad news to patients and support them afterward was very much part of her education.How One Doctor Mastered the Art of Delivering Life-Changing Diagnoses|Russell Saunders|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The mayor of Nice reportedly vowed to “bring them to heel” and to give his “instruction manual” to other mayors.
Dickens taught comparatively little about the subjects of instruction or the methods of teaching them.Dickens As an Educator|James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
You live in a land where instruction should not be difficult to obtain.The Fortunes Of Glencore|Charles James Lever
With an effort he ceased building castles, pulled himself together, and mentally repeated Fernie's instruction on the rifle.The Witch Doctor and other Rhodesian Studies|Frank Worthington
Xeniades charged him with the instruction of his children, a task which Diogenes performed with great fidelity.
What degree of instruction in morals ought the school to give?Religious Education in the Family|Henry F. Cope
British Dictionary definitions for instruction
Word Origin and History for instruction
c.1400, instruccioun, "action or process of teaching," from Old French instruccion (14c.), from Latin instructionem (nominative instructio) "building, arrangement, teaching," from past participle stem of instruere "arrange, inform, teach," from in- "on" (see in- (2)) + struere "to pile, build" (see structure (n.)). Meaning "an authoritative direction telling someone what to do; a document giving such directions," is early 15c. Related: Instructions.