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tuition

Pronunciation: /tʊˈɪʃən; tjuːˈɪʃən/

Translation of tuition in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (instruction) [formal] tuition (in sth) clases (feminine plural)(de algo) she's having private tuition está tomando or le están dando clases particulares
    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.
    1.2 (fees) matrícula (feminine)
    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determine how many students from foreign countries (who pay hefty tuitions to attend American universities) might have withdrawn from school because of the terrorism.

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