Money paid to a college or university to pay for classes and admission.

Tu*i"tion (?), n. [L. tuitio protection, guarding, from tueri, p. p. tuitus, to see, watch, protect: cf. F. tuition. Cf. Tutor.]


Superintending care over a young person; the particular watch and care of a tutor or guardian over his pupil or ward; guardianship.


Especially, the act, art, or business of teaching; instruction; as, children are sent to school for tuition; his tuition was thorough.


The money paid for instruction; the price or payment for instruction.


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