Definition of protégé noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

protégé

 noun
(protégée)noun
NAmE//ˈproʊt̮əˌʒeɪ//
 
, NAmE//ˌproʊt̮əˈʒeɪ//
 
(from French)
 
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a young person who is helped in their career and personal development by a more experienced person a protégé of the great violinist Yehudi Menuhin
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: protégé