tutelage

[ toot-l-ij, tyoot- ]
/ ˈtut l ɪdʒ, ˈtyut- /

noun

the act of guarding, protecting, or guiding; office or function of a guardian; guardianship.
instruction; teaching; guidance: His knowledge of Spanish increased under private tutelage.
the state of being under a guardian or a tutor.

SYNONYMS FOR tutelage

2 direction, supervision, tutoring, coaching.

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Origin of tutelage

1595–1605; <Latin tūtēl(a) guardianship (derivative of tuērī to watch; see tuition) + -age

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British Dictionary definitions for tutelage

tutelage
/ (ˈtjuːtɪlɪdʒ) /

noun

the act or office of a guardian or tutor
instruction or guidance, esp by a tutor
the condition of being under the supervision of a guardian or tutor

Word Origin for tutelage

C17: from Latin tūtēla a caring for, from tuērī to watch over; compare tuition
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