Definition of guardianship noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

guardianship

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈɡɑrdiənˌʃɪp//
 
[uncountable](formal or law)
 
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the state or position of being responsible for someone or something to grant someone guardianship of the children The land is under the guardianship of the people who use it.
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