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instruct

verb uk   /ɪnˈstrʌkt/ us  

instruct verb (ORDER)

C1 [T + to infinitive] to order or tell someone to do something, especially in a formal way: The police have been instructed to patrol the building and surrounding area. [T] UK to employ a lawyer to represent you in court [T] When a judge instructs a jury , he or she tells it what the law means and how to use it.
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instruct verb (TEACH)

C2 [T] to teach someone how to do something: He works in a sports centre instructing people in the use of the gym equipment.
(Definition of instruct from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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