tutor

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English tutour, from Old French tuteur (French tuteur), from Latin tutor (a watcher, protector, guardian), from tuēri (to protect); see tuition.

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Noun[edit]

tutor (plural tutors)

  1. One who teaches another (usually called a student, learner, or tutee) in a one-on-one or small-group interaction.
    He passed the difficult class with help from his tutor.
  2. (UK) A university officer responsible for students in a particular hall.
  3. (obsolete) One who has the charge of a child or pupil and his estate; a guardian.
  4. (trading card games) A card that allows you to search your deck for one or more other cards.

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Verb[edit]

tutor (third-person singular simple present tutors, present participle tutoring, simple past and past participle tutored)

  1. (transitive) To instruct or teach, especially to an individual or small group.
    To help pay her tuition, the college student began to tutor high school students in calculus and physics.
  2. (trading card games) To search your deck for one or more other cards.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tutor

Noun[edit]

tutor

  1. tutor (person)

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Latin[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tūtor m (genitive tūtōris); third declension

  1. watcher, protector, defender
  2. guardian (of minors)
  3. tutor

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tūtor tūtōrēs
genitive tūtōris tūtōrum
dative tūtōrī tūtōribus
accusative tūtōrem tūtōrēs
ablative tūtōre tūtōribus
vocative tūtor tūtōrēs

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Verb[edit]

present active tūtor, present infinitive tūtārī, perfect active tūtātus sum (deponent)

  1. I guard, protect, defend

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tutor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tûːtor/
  • Hyphenation: tu‧tor

Noun[edit]

tȗtor m (Cyrillic spelling ту̑тор)

  1. tutor
  2. guardian

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References[edit]

  • tutor” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tutor m, f (plural tutores, feminine tutora)

  1. guardian
  2. tutor

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tutor

  1. indefinite plural of tuta