custodianship

/ (kʌsˈtəʊdɪənʃɪp) /


noun
  1. the condition of being a custodian

  2. (in Britain) a legal basis for the care of children under the Children's Act 1975, midway between fostering and adoption, devised for children settled in long-term foster care or living permanently with relatives or a step-parent

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