- the position and responsibilities of a guardian, especially toward a ward.
- care; responsibility; charge.
Origin of guardianship
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Examples from the Web for guardianship
“The guardianship system law is a slavery law which is applied on women,” she told me.Saudi Arabia’s Feminist Revolution Has Begun
April 7, 2013
He explained the necessity of it to Angelique, by speaking of the guardianship.The Dream
Imogen is under the guardianship of simplicity, her favourite pupil.Imogen
To women has been granted the guardianship of the Life-Force.The Truth About Woman
C. Gasquoine Hartley
Her grandfather found her at last and took her under his guardianship.Victor's Triumph
Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
These creatures were for the guardianship of the human race.The Golden Woman
Word Origin and History for guardianship
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