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Topic: EDUCATION

Date: 1400-1500
Language: Old French
Origin: tuicion, from Latin, from tueri 'to look at, look after'

tuition

noun
     
tu‧i‧tion [uncountable]
1SE teaching, especially in small groups:
I had to have extra tuition in maths.
2SE American English tuition fees British English the money you pay for being taught:
When I started college, tuition was $350 a quarter.
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