Definition of tutor verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    tutor

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    verb
    BrE BrE//ˈtjuːtə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtuːtər//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they tutor
    BrE BrE//ˈtjuːtə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtuːtər//
     
    he / she / it tutors
    BrE BrE//ˈtjuːtəz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtuːtərz//
     
    past simple tutored
    BrE BrE//ˈtjuːtəd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtuːtərd//
     
    past participle tutored
    BrE BrE//ˈtjuːtəd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtuːtərd//
     
    -ing form tutoring
    BrE BrE//ˈtjuːtərɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtuːtərɪŋ//
     
    Teaching and learning
     
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  1. 1[transitive] tutor somebody (in something) to be a tutor to an individual student or a small group; to teach somebody, especially privately He tutors students in mathematics. See related entries: Teaching and learning
  2. 2[intransitive] to work as a tutor Her work was divided between tutoring and research. See related entries: Teaching and learning
  3. Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French tutour or Latin tutor, from tueri ‘to watch, guard’.
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