[ too-ish-uh n, tyoo- ]
/ tuˈɪʃ ən, tyu- /
the charge or fee for instruction, as at a private school or a college or university: The college will raise its tuition again next year.
teaching or instruction, as of pupils: a school offering private tuition in languages.
Archaic. guardianship or custody.
Words nearby tuition
Origin of tuition
OTHER WORDS FROM tuitiontu·i·tion·al, tu·i·tion·ar·y [too-ish-uh-ner-ee, tyoo-] /tuˈɪʃ əˌnɛr i, tyu-/, adjectivetu·i·tion·less, adjectiveself-tu·i·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for self-tuition
/ (tjuːˈɪʃən) /
instruction, esp that received in a small group or individually
the payment for instruction, esp in colleges or universities
Derived forms of tuitiontuitional, adjective
Word Origin for tuition
C15: from Old French tuicion, from Latin tuitiō a guarding, from tuērī to watch over
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