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



BrE BrE//ˈwɔːdʃɪp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɔːrdʃɪp//
[uncountable] (law) Raising children
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the fact of a child being cared for by a guardian (= a person who is not his or her parent) or of being protected by a court see also ward See related entries: Raising children
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wardship