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tutor

tu·tor

tutor

 
pronunciation:
tu tr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a person who gives private instruction to a student.
The tutor comes twice per week to help my son with math.
 
similar words:
coach, instructor, teacher
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: tutored, tutoring, tutors
definition: to teach or instruct individually.
I tutor him in English to make some extra money.
synonyms:
coach, instruct, teach
similar words:
educate, enlighten, inform, school
derivations: tutorage (n.), tutorship (n.)
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