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- (General American) enPR: to͞oĭ'shən, IPA(key): /tuˈɪʃən/
- (Received Pronunciation) enPR: tyo͞oĭ'shən, IPA(key): /tjuːˈɪʃən/
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- (India) enPR: tyo͞o'shən, IPA(key): /ˈtjuːʃən/
- Rhymes: -ɪʃən
- (Canada, US) A sum of money paid for instruction (such as in a high school, boarding school, university, or college).
- Synonym: (UK) tuition fees
- The training or instruction provided by a teacher or tutor.
- 2013 July 19, Peter Wilby, “Finland spreads word on schools”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 6, page 30:
- Imagine a country where children do nothing but play until they start compulsory schooling at age seven. Then, without exception, they attend comprehensives until the age of 16. […] There are no inspectors, no exams until the age of 18, no school league tables, no private tuition industry, no school uniforms. […]
- (archaic) Care, guardianship.
- 1598–1599 (first performance), William Shakespeare, “Much Adoe about Nothing”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies […] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act I, scene i]:
- BENEDICK. I have almost matter enough in me for such an embassage; and so I commit you—
CLAUDIO. To the tuition of God: from my house, if I had it,—
DON PEDRO. The sixth of July: your loving friend, Benedick.
BENEDICK. Nay, mock not, mock not.
sum of money paid for instruction
training or instruction provided by a teacher or tutor
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