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guardianship

[ gahr-dee-uhn-ship ]
/ ˈgɑr di ənˌʃɪp /
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noun

the position and responsibilities of a guardian, especially toward a ward.
care; responsibility; charge.

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Origin of guardianship

First recorded in 1545–55; guardian + -ship
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