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instructor Line breaks: in|struct¦or
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈstrʌktə/

Definition of instructor in English:


1A person who teaches something: a driving instructor
More example sentences
  • In their eyes, only the handful of instructors who teach at a distance need worry about it.
  • All students are taught by instructors of the Shadow Flight Centre.
  • A karate instructor who teaches his students how to stand up to bullies will star on television chat show Trisha.
1.1North American A university teacher ranking below assistant professor.
Example sentences
  • Medical doctors, a retired principal and university instructors make up the rest of the commission.
  • Then he was appointed as an instructor at the University of Minnesota in 1900.
  • On returning to the USA he became an instructor at the University of California in Berkeley.


Example sentences
  • I've started doing an instructorship so I can teach paddling and we've been in touch with the Sligo Council Sports and Recreation office.
  • A perverse ‘balance’ can be found at the lower ranks of the professoriate, where women hold a solid majority of the positions (58 percent of instructorships, 54 percent of lectureships, and 51 percent of unranked positions).
  • This makes instructorships very expensive, and since the club pays for our instructorships this makes us have to charge higher fees.

Words that rhyme with instructor

abductor, conductor, destructor, obstructor
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