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Meaning of TUTELAGE

Pronunciation:  'tootlij

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is under the care of a physician"
  2. [n]  teaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately)
 

TUTELAGE is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: care, charge, guardianship, tuition, tutorship
 
 See Also: due care, great care, instruction, ordinary care, pedagogy, protection, providence, reasonable care, slight care, teaching

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tu"te*lage\, n. [L. tutela protection, fr. tutus safe,
fr. tueri to watch, defend. Cf. {Tuition}.]
1. The act of guarding or protecting; guardianship;
   protection; as, the king's right of seigniory and
   tutelage.

         The childhood of the European nations was passed
         under the tutelage of the clergy.     --Macaulay.

2. The state of being under a guardian; care or protection
   enjoyed. --V. Knox.

 

 

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