Definition of instruction adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪnˈstrʌkʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈstrʌkʃn//
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[only before noun] giving detailed information on how to do or use something (= giving instructions) an instruction book/manual Word Originlate Middle English: via Old French from late Latin instructio(n-), from the verb instruere, from in- ‘upon, towards’ + struere ‘pile up’.
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