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instruction /in'strʌkʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự dạy
    • kiến thức truyền cho, tài liệu cung cấp cho
    • (số nhiều) chỉ thị, lời chỉ dẫn
Concise Dictionary
instructionsɪn'strʌkʃn
noun
+a message describing how something is to be done
+the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill
+the profession of a teacher
+(computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 Often, instructions. order, direction, brief, briefing, directive, guideline, advice, recommendation, rule; information; Colloq drill:
The next instruction is to insert the plug into the back of the receiver. Follow the instructions carefully.
2 teaching, education, schooling, training, drill, drilling, tuition, guidance, indoctrination, preparation, lessons, classes, coaching, tutelage; tutorial:
Where did you receive instruction in first aid?
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, adjective
+ noun
1 (instructions) [pl.] detailed information on how to do or use sth
Synonym: DIRECTIONS
Follow the instructions on the packet carefully.
2 [C, usually pl.] ~ (to do sth)
~ (that ...) something that sb tells you to do
Synonym: ORDER
to ignore / carry out sb's instructions + I'm under instructions to keep my speech short. + He phoned you on my instructions. + He left strict instructions that the box should only be opened after his death.
3 [C] a piece of information that tells a computer to perform a particular operation.
4 [U] ~ (in sth) (formal) the act of teaching sth to sb: religious instruction + (written) driver under instruction (= being taught how to drive)
+ adjective [only before noun] giving detailed information on how to do or use sth (= giving instructions): an instruction book / manual
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 instructions information on how to do sth

ADJ.

comprehensive, full | adequate | clear, explicit | detailed, precise, specific, step-by-step | complex | simple | general | special | careful | printed, verbal, written | pack, packet | technical | safety | operating, cooking, washing | manufacturer's

QUANT.

list, series, set

VERB + INSTRUCTION

read
You should always read the instructions on medicines thoroughly.
| understand | follow
These fondant decorations are easy to master if you follow our simple step-by-step instructions.
| give (sb), leave (sb), supply
He gave her detailed instructions on the procedure to be followed. instructions supplied with a product
| repeat | come with
Did it come with any instructions about assembling it?

INSTRUCTION + VERB

tell sb sth
instructions that tell you where everything goes

INSTRUCTION + NOUN

book/booklet, leaflet, manual
I had to refer to the instruction booklet.

PREP.

according to the ~
Microwave ovens should be serviced according to the manufacturer's instructions.
| in accordance with the ~, in the ~
It tells you in the instructions not to let the machine get too hot.
| ~ about, ~ as to
The organizer will give instructions as to what to do.
| ~ on
instructions on how to use the photocopier

PHRASES

follow (sb's) instructions to the letter
The jockey followed his trainer's instructions to the letter (= followed them in every detail).

2 instructions: sth that sb tells/permits you to do

ADJ.

clear, explicit, express, specific | firm, strict
I have strict instructions not to let anyone else in.
| direct | special | fresh, new | further | final | written

VERB + INSTRUCTION

be under, have | act on/under
She is acting under direct instructions from the president.
| carry out, comply with, follow, obey
Failure to obey a policeman's instructions may amount to an offence.
| disobey | ignore | await, wait (for)
He remained under cover and waited further instructions from headquarters.
| accept
Solicitors may not accept instructions in cases where they would have a conflict of interests.
| receive | give (sb), issue, leave (sb), send (sb)
The government has issued specific instructions on reducing waste disposal.
| bark (out), shout, yell
The director sat in his chair barking instructions at the cast.
| repeat

PREP.

according to the ~
We acted according to the instructions we received.
| in accordance with the ~, on (sb's) ~
She was released on instruction from the Foreign Ministry.
| under (sb/sth's) ~
Under Charlemagne's instructions, many classical texts were recopied.
| with/without ~
They were not empowered to negotiate without instructions.
| ~ from, ~ to
an instruction to Lieutenant-General Gough from General Clark

PHRASES

carry out/follow/obey (sb's) instructions to the letter
(= follow them in every detail)

3 in a computer

QUANT.

series, set

VERB + INSTRUCTION

carry out, execute
The chip runs at speeds of up to 100MHz and executes two instructions per clock cycle.

4 teaching

ADJ.

proper | formal, informal | advanced, basic | further | individual, individualized | practical, professional, technical | moral, religious | flying

QUANT.

course

VERB + INSTRUCTION

get, have, receive
She had no formal instruction in music.
| need | offer (sb)
The Cleveland Clog Dancers were on hand to offer instruction on the important steps.
| give (sb), provide (sb with)

PREP.

for the ~ of
The information is for the instruction of passengers.
| under ~
drivers under instruction
| ~ by
The two-day course features instruction by leading professionals and academics.
| ~ in
He claimed that he was not capable of giving instruction in poetry.
| ~ on
basic instruction on using the Internet

PHRASES

a medium of instruction
The medium of instruction throughout the course is English.



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