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English definition of “instruction”

instruction

noun  /ɪnˈstrʌk·ʃən/ us  

instruction noun (TEACHING)

[U] the act of teaching someone how to do something: The course gives you basic instruction in car maintenance and repairs.

instruction noun (ORDER)

[C usually pl] an order to do something, esp. a formal order: [+ to infinitive] The general received instructions to return to the base.
(Definition of instruction from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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