instructverbuk /ɪnˈstrʌkt/ us /ɪnˈstrʌkt/
instruct verb (ORDER)
- The prime minister's family have been instructed not to discuss his past life with the press.
- The minister was instructed to accept the advice of senior civil servants.
- Tourists are instructed not to travel to the region unless absolutely necessary.
- The government instructed MPs to vote in favour of the bill.
- He was instructed to report back to headquarters.
instruct verb (TEACH)