Definition of tuition
- pursued his studies under private tuition
Her uncle agreed to pay part of her tuition.
There's going to be a tuition increase next year.
Before the company transferred her to Mexico, they offered her private tuition in Spanish.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
: money that is paid to a school for the right to study there
: teaching that is done especially for a single person or small group
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