- 1North American A sum of money charged for teaching or instruction by a school, college, or university: I’m not paying next year’s tuitionMore example sentences
- Last year alone, more than 25 state colleges and universities systems increased their tuitions by 10-20% over inflation.
- At the same time, private colleges and universities relentlessly raised their tuitions by a much greater annual percentage than the increases in state appropriations for higher education.
- They also wanted to determine how many students from foreign countries (who pay hefty tuitions to attend American universities) might have withdrawn from school because of the terrorism.
- 1.1Teaching or instruction, especially of individual pupils or small groups: private tuition in FrenchMore example sentences
- I have paid a small fortune in tuition fees to my local pool to teach both my children to swim.
- All names are placed in a hat and eight lucky names pulled are invited on stage for individual impromptu tuition.
- The boat is designed to accommodate a wide range of disabilities, as well as an instructor who provides tuition.
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- Here you'll enjoy modern classrooms and the relaxed tuitional style of our friendly and experienced teachers.
- Most tuitional material for the beginner will require a C harp for you to play along with it.
- In addition to his tuitional and scientific work, he was also active in the professional and social spheres.
late Middle English (in the sense 'custody, care'): via Old French from Latin tuitio(n-), from tueri 'to watch, guard'. Current senses date from the late 16th century.