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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tu·tor /ˈtutɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tu·tor n.  One who guards, protects, watches over, or has the care of, some person or thing. Specifically: --
 (a) A treasurer; a keeper. Tutour of your treasure.”
 (b) Civ. Law One who has the charge of a child or pupil and his estate; a guardian.
 (c) A private or public teacher.
 (d) Eng. Universities An officer or member of some hall, who instructs students, and is responsible for their discipline.
 (e) Am. Colleges An instructor of a lower rank than a professor.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tu·tor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tutored p. pr. & vb. n. Tutoring.]
 1. To have the guardianship or care of; to teach; to instruct.
    Their sons are well tutored by you.   --Shak.
 2. To play the tutor toward; to treat with authority or severity.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a person who gives private instruction (as in singing or
          acting) [syn: coach, private instructor]
      v 1: be a tutor to someone; give individual instruction; "She
           tutored me in Spanish"
      2: act as a guardian to someone