Translation of tutor in Spanish:

tutor

Pronunciation: /ˈtuːtər; ˈtjuːtə(r)/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (private teacher) profesor, (masculine, feminine) particular
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    • From 1743 he was a private tutor and school teacher until in 1748 he found a position as librarian of the collection of Imperial Count Heinrich von Bünau near Dresden.
    • My advice is to keep your son at his present school and employ a private tutor to improve his grades rather than drag him kicking and screaming to a new school that he does not want to attend.
    • After his primary education was completed, Vico served as a private tutor to the nephews of the bishop of Ischia.
    1.2 (at university) (British English/inglés británico) tutor, (masculine, feminine) ([ profesor que supervisa el trabajo de un estudiante ]) (before noun/delante del nombre) group tutor grupo (masculine) de tutoría
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    • Mature students are, as a rule, the kinds of students university tutors dream about: keen, committed and interested.
    • College authorities have banned tutors from offering students a predinner drink and the timing of Hall has been brought forward to discourage excessive drinking before dinner.
    • And students and their tutors from schools, colleges and training companies from all across Wiltshire will be honoured.
    1.3 (book) método (masculine)
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    • I'm hoping my piano tutor book will arrive tomorrow, too, or the day after, and then I can begin work in earnest.
    • A friend back home had provided me with a stack of tutor books and sheet music, and these disappeared for a few days, presumably while one of the Wai Wai studied them.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • (teach — privately) darle* clases particulares a; (— at university) (British English/inglés británico) darle* clases a to tutor sb in Greek darle* clases de griego a algn I was tutored in Greek by Dr Jones el Dr Jones fue mi profesor de griego or me dio clases de griego

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • dar* clases, dictar clases (Latin America/América Latina) [formal]

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