protégé


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pro·té·gé

also pro·te·ge  (prō′tə-zhā′, prō′tə-zhā′)
n.
One whose welfare, training, or career is promoted by an influential person.

[French, from past participle of protéger, to protect, from Old French, from Latin prōtegere; see protect.]

protégé

(ˈprəʊtɪˌʒeɪ) or feminine

protégée

n
a person who is protected and aided by the patronage of another person
[C18: from French protéger to protect]

pro•té•gé

(ˈproʊ təˌʒeɪ, ˌproʊ təˈʒeɪ)

n., pl. -gés.
a person under the patronage, protection, or care of someone interested in his or her career or welfare.
[1780–90; < French, n. use of past participle of protéger to protect]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.protege - a person who receives support and protection from an influential patron who furthers the protege's career
recipient, receiver - a person who receives something
protegee - a woman protege

protégé

protégée
noun charge, student, pupil, ward, discovery, dependant Klimt's young protégé, Egon Schiele
Translations
štićenik

protégé

[ˈprɒteʒeɪ] Nprotegido m, ahijado m

protégé

[ˈprɒtəʒeɪ] nprotégé m

protégé

, protégée
nProtegé m, → Schützling m