atabeg

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atabeg

(ˌɑːtɑːˈbɛɡ) or

atabek

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a Turkish leader who had a lower status than the ruler of the country and who acted as teacher and guardian to the male heir apparent
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a high-ranking official in the Turkish government