tutorial

[ too-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-, tyoo- ]
/ tuˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-, tyu- /

adjective

pertaining to or exercised by a tutor: tutorial functions or authority.

noun

a class in which a tutor gives intensive instruction in some subject to an individual student or a small group of students.
Computers.
  1. programmed instruction provided to a user at a computer terminal, often concerning the use of a particular software package and built into that package.
  2. a manual explaining how to use a particular software package or computer system.

Origin of tutorial

1735–45; < Latin tūtōri(us) of a guardian + -al1
Related formsnon·tu·to·ri·al, adjectivenon·tu·to·ri·al·ly, adverb
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tutorial

/ (tjuːˈtɔːrɪəl) /

noun

a period of intensive tuition given by a tutor to an individual student or to a small group of students

adjective

of or relating to a tutor
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