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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a fee paid for instruction (especially for higher education);
- Example: "tuition and room and board were more than $25,000"
[syn: tuition, tuition fee]

2. teaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately);
[syn: tutelage, tuition, tutorship]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tuition \Tu*i"tion\, n. [L. tuitio protection, guarding, from tueri, p. p. tuitus, to see, watch, protect: cf. F. tuition. Cf. Tutor.] 1. Superintending care over a young person; the particular watch and care of a tutor or guardian over his pupil or ward; guardianship. [1913 Webster] 2. Especially, the act, art, or business of teaching; instruction; as, children are sent to school for tuition; his tuition was thorough. [1913 Webster] 3. The money paid for instruction; the price or payment for instruction; as, tuition must be paid in full before graduation. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

27 Moby Thesaurus words for "tuition": catechization, coaching, didactics, direction, edification, education, enlightenment, guidance, illumination, information, instruction, pedagogics, pedagogy, preparation, private teaching, programmed instruction, reeducation, schooling, self-instruction, self-teaching, spoon-feeding, teaching, training, tutelage, tutorage, tutoring, tutorship




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