2 attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard" [syn: care, charge, guardianship]
EtymologyFrom tutela, (protection)
- 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.
- The state of being under a guardian; care or protection enjoyed.
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