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Definition of tutelage noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [uncountable] (formal)
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  1. 1the teaching and instruction that one person gives to another synonym tuition Under his tutelage, she started reading widely again.
  2. 2the state of being protected or controlled by another person, organization, or country parental tutelage A new regime was installed under French tutelage.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: tutelage