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Definition of tutelage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    tutelage

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈtjuːtəlɪdʒ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtuːtəlɪdʒ//
     
    [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.
  3. Word Origin early 17th cent.: from Latin tutela ‘keeping’, (from tut- ‘watched’, from the verb tueri) + -age.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tutelage