Synonyms of 'instruction'
a direction or orderNo reason for this instruction was given.
Mr North had been arrested on the orders of the Spanish government.
The tanker failed to respond to a command to stop.
the rule against retrospective prosecution
He grew ever more fierce in his demands.
new safety regulations
They must abide by the dictates of the new government.
He issued a decree ordering all unofficial armed groups to disband.
The union already has a mandate to ballot for a strike.
Thanks to a new directive, labelling will be more specific.
He took out a court injunction against the newspaper.
the process or act of teachingEach candidate is given instruction in safety.
the schooling of horses
He had no formal training as a decorator.
She will soon be back in training for next year.
The degree provides a thorough grounding in both mathematics and statistics.
institutions for the care and education of children
lesson(s), , , ,
They improve their performance under the guidance of professional coaches.
The courses will give the beginner personal tuition.
enlightenment, , ,
We set off for the East in search of spiritual enlightenment.
This period of tutelage was indispensable for the territories.
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in the sense of command
an authoritative instruction that something must be doneThe tanker failed to respond to a command to stop.
in the sense of decree
a law made by someone in authorityHe issued a decree ordering all unofficial armed groups to disband.
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