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in·struc·tion

instruction

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn struhk shn
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of imparting knowledge; teaching.
His artwork is good, but he could improve with some formal instruction.Does your school give instruction in Latin?
synonyms:
education
similar words:
coaching, pedagogy, teaching, tuition, tutelage, tutoring
definition 2: (often pl.) directions or orders.
Read the instructions for the bench before you try to assemble it.
synonyms:
directions, orders
similar words:
behest, bidding, call, command, dictate, directives, explanations, guidelines, recommendations, suggestions
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derivation: instructional (adj.)
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