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Webster 1913 Edition


Instructor

In-struct′or

,
Noun.
[L., a preparer: cf. F.
instructeur
.]
[Written also
instructer
.]
One who instructs; one who imparts knowledge to another; a teacher.

Webster 1828 Edition


Instructor

INSTRUCT'OR

,
Noun.
A teacher; a person who imparts knowledge to another by precept or information. 1 Cor.4.
1.
The preceptor of a school or seminary of learning; any president, professor or tutor, whose business is to teach languages, literature or the sciences; any professional man who teaches the principles of his profession.

Definition 2022


instructor

instructor

English

Alternative forms

Noun

instructor (plural instructors)

  1. One who instructs; a teacher

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Catalan

Adjective

instructor m (feminine instructora, masculine plural instructors, feminine plural instructores)

  1. instructive

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Latin

Etymology

From īnstruō (build, construct; arrange).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /inˈstruk.tor/, [ĩːˈstrʊk.tɔr]

Noun

īnstructor m (genitive īnstructōris); third declension

  1. Someone who arranges something; preparer.

Inflection

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative īnstructor īnstructōrēs
genitive īnstructōris īnstructōrum
dative īnstructōrī īnstructōribus
accusative īnstructōrem īnstructōrēs
ablative īnstructōre īnstructōribus
vocative īnstructor īnstructōrēs

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Portuguese

Noun

instructor m (plural instructores, feminine instructora, feminine plural instructoras)

  1. Superseded spelling of instrutor (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).

Spanish

Noun

instructor m (plural instructores, feminine instructora)

  1. instructor, teacher

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