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tutorial

noun tu·to·ri·al \ tü-ˈtȯr-ē-əl , tyü- \
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of tutorial

1 : a paper, book, film, or computer program that provides practical information about a specific subject
2 : a class conducted by a tutor for one student or a small number of students

Examples of tutorial in a Sentence

  1. An online tutorial gives basic instructions for those who have never made reservations on the Web.

  2. The professor was offering a tutorial in her office a week before the exam.

Recent Examples of tutorial from the Web

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Did You Know?

Tutorials with live tutors are useful for both advanced students and struggling ones. Many computer programs include electronic tutorials to help the new user get used to the program, leading him or her through all its functions, often by means of pictures and short videos. But a really difficult program may still require a real-life tutor to be fully understood.

First Known Use of tutorial

1923


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tutorial

adjective

Definition of tutorial

: of, relating to, or involving a tutor or a tutorial

Examples of tutorial in a Sentence

  1. We offer tutorial instruction for test preparation.

Recent Examples of tutorial from the Web

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First Known Use of tutorial

1822


TUTORIAL Defined for English Language Learners

tutorial

adjective

Definition of tutorial for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to a tutor


tutorial

noun

Definition of tutorial for English Language Learners

  • : a book, computer program, etc., that teaches someone how to do something by explaining each stage of a process

  • : a class taught by a tutor for one student or for a small group of students



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