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"instructor" in British English

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(Definition of instructor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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instructornoun [C]

 us   /ɪnˈstrʌk·tər/
a ​person whose ​job is to ​teachpeople a ​skill: a ​driving/​ski/​swimming instructor An instructor is also a ​teacher at a ​college or ​university, ​rankinglower than a ​professor.
(Definition of instructor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"instructor" in Business English

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instructornoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪnˈstrʌktər/
a ​person whose ​job is to teach a practical ​skill: a fitness/ski instructor a driving/​flight instructor Certified instructors ​offer the ​consumer a ​safer, more ​effectiveworkout, and ​presenthealthclubs with fewer ​liability problems.
(Definition of instructor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “instructor”
in Arabic مُعَلِّم…
in Korean 강사…
in Portuguese instrutor, -ora…
in Catalan professor, -a, monitor…
in Japanese 教官…
in Chinese (Simplified) 教练, 大学讲师…
in Turkish öğretmen, eğitmen…
in Russian преподаватель, инструктор…
in Chinese (Traditional) 教練, 大學講師…
in Italian istruttore, -trice…
in Polish instruktor/ka, nauczyciel/ka…
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