Pronunciation: (tOO-ish'un, tyOO-), [key]
1. the charge or fee for instruction, as at a private school or a college or university: The college will raise its tuition again next year.
2. teaching or instruction, as of pupils: a school offering private tuition in languages.
3. Archaic.guardianship or custody.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.