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instructor

noun [C] uk   /ɪnˈstrʌk.tər/ us    /-tɚ/
B1 a person whose job is to teach people a practical skill: an aerobics instructor a driving/ski/swimming instructor US a teacher of a college or university subject, who usually teaches a limited number of classes: a history/science/sociology instructor.
Translations of “instructor”
in Korean 강사…
in Arabic مُعَلِّم…
in Portuguese instrutor, -ora…
in Catalan professor, -a, monitor…
in Japanese 教官…
in Italian istruttore, -trice…
in Chinese (Traditional) 教練, 大學講師…
in Russian преподаватель, инструктор…
in Turkish öğretmen, eğitmen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 教练, 大学讲师…
in Polish instruktor/ka, nauczyciel/ka…
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