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English definition of “tutor”


noun [C]     /ˈtjuːtər/
TEACHER B2 someone who teaches one person or a very small group of people : a private tutorOccupations and tradesTeachers
UNIVERSITY TEACHER UK a university teacher who is responsible for a small group of students Occupations and tradesTeachers
tutor verb [T]
(Definition of tutor noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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