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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