Definition of tutorial in English:


Syllabification: tu·to·ri·al
Pronunciation: /t(y)o͞oˈtôrēəl


Of or relating to a tutor or a tutor’s instruction: tutorial sessions
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  • At the second case tutorial session, students teach the rest of the group the assigned learning issues generated in the previous week's discussion.
  • How about organizing tutorial sessions where senior students help struggling students?
  • During one of these tutorial sessions, Pip gets the notion to visit Manor House again; his alleged reason is to thank Miss Havisham but his more probable desire is to see Estella again.


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1A period of instruction given by a university or college tutor to an individual or very small group.
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  • Some lectures and tutorials at Auckland University were cancelled this week when about half of the academic staff went on strike.
  • Apart from Cambridge, no other universities offer undergraduates one-to-one tutorials.
  • During his first year he attended only mathematics lectures and tutorials and completed college exams solely in mathematics.
lesson, class, seminar, training session
1.1An account or explanation of a subject, printed or on a computer screen, intended for private study.
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  • Martin Print's website includes a range of software and tutorials available to you online so you can learn how to design your own cards.
  • I was literally following the instructions exactly as they were printed in the tutorial, and I just could not get more than 2 minutes into the program.
  • The tutorial is ancient as computers go, so it ignores cursor keys and other modern conveniences.


early 18th century: from Latin tutorius (see tutor) + -al.

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