tu·tor / ˈt(y)oōtər/ • n. a private teacher, typically one who teaches a single student or a very small group. ∎ chiefly Brit. a university or college teacher responsible for the teaching and supervision of assigned students. ∎ an assistant lecturer in a college or university. • v. [tr.] act as a tutor to (a single student or a very small group): his children were privately tutored. ∎ [intr.] work as a tutor. DERIVATIVES: tu·tor·age / -rij/ n. tu·tor·ship / -ˌship/ n. ORIGIN: late Middle English: from Old French tutour or Latin tutor, from tueri ‘to watch, guard.’
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