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tutorial

[ too-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-, tyoo- ]
/ tuˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-, tyu- /
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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.
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Origin of tutorial

1735–45; <Latin tūtōri(us) of a guardian + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM tutorial

non·tu·to·ri·al, adjectivenon·tu·to·ri·al·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for tutorial

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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