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English definition of “tutor”

tutor

noun [C]     /ˈtjuː.tər/ US  /ˈtuː.t̬ɚ/
B2 a teacher who works with one student or a small group , either at a British college or university or in the home of a child : His tutor encouraged him to read widely in philosophy . During my illness I was taught by a series of home tutors.Teachers tutor     verb [T] Children are routinely tutored for hours after school .Teaching in general
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