tutelage


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tu·te·lage

 (to͞ot′l-ĭj, tyo͞ot′-)
n.
1. The capacity or activity of a guardian; guardianship.
2. The capacity or activity of a tutor; instruction or teaching.
3. The state of being under the direction of a guardian or tutor.

[Latin tūtēla (from tūtus, variant past participle of tuērī, to guard) + -age.]

tutelage

(ˈtjuːtɪlɪdʒ)
n
1. the act or office of a guardian or tutor
2. (Education) instruction or guidance, esp by a tutor
3. the condition of being under the supervision of a guardian or tutor
[C17: from Latin tūtēla a caring for, from tuērī to watch over; compare tuition]

tu•te•lage

(ˈtut l ɪdʒ, ˈtyut-)

n.
1. the act of protecting or guiding; the function of a guardian; guardianship.
2. instruction; teaching; guidance.
3. the state of being under a guardian or a tutor.
[1595–1605; < Latin tūtēl(a) guardianship (derivative of tuērī to watch, guard)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tutelage - teaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately)tutelage - teaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately)
teaching, pedagogy, instruction - the profession of a teacher; "he prepared for teaching while still in college"; "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"
2.tutelage - attention and management implying responsibility for safetytutelage - attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard"
protection - the activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection"
due care, ordinary care, reasonable care - the care that a reasonable man would exercise under the circumstances; the standard for determining legal duty
foster care - supervised care for delinquent or neglected children usually in an institution or substitute home
great care - more attention and consideration than is normally bestowed by prudent persons; "the pilot exercised great care in landing"
providence - the guardianship and control exercised by a deity; "divine providence"
slight care - such care as a careless or inattentive person would exercise

tutelage

noun (Formal) guidance, education, instruction, preparation, schooling, charge, care, teaching, protection, custody, tuition, dependence, patronage, guardianship, wardship This period of tutelage was indispensable for the territories.

tutelage

noun
The act, process, or art of imparting knowledge and skill:
Translations
تَعْليموِصايَه
poručnictvívýuka
formynderskabundervisning
fjárhaldfræîsla, læri
apmokymas
aizbildniecībamācīšana
výuka
korumalıköğretimvesayet

tutelage

[ˈtjuːtɪlɪdʒ] Ntutela f
under the tutelage ofbajo la tutela de

tutelage

n (form)
(= teaching)Führung f, → Anleitung f; the students made good progress under his able tutelagein seinem guten Unterricht machten die Schüler große Fortschritte
(= guardianship)Vormundschaft f

tutelage

[ˈtjuːtɪlɪdʒ] n (frm) → tutela
under sb's tutelage → sotto la tutela di qn

tutelage

(ˈtjuːtəlidʒ) noun
1. guardianship.
2. tuition, instruction.
References in classic literature ?
Michael's crowning achievement, under Daughtry's tutelage, in the first days in the stateroom, was to learn to count up to five.
This distinction, however, would violate the maxim of good sense and sound policy, which dictates that every POWER ought to be in proportion to its OBJECT; and would still leave the general government in a kind of tutelage to the State governments, inconsistent with every idea of vigor or efficiency.
Likewise, under Sola's tutelage, I developed my telepathic powers so that I shortly could sense practically everything that went on around me.
Under the tutelage of the mad god, White Fang became a fiend.
The proletariat seem to me to be the minors of a nation, and ought to remain in a condition of tutelage. Therefore, gentlemen, the word ELECTION, to my thinking, is in a fair way to cause as much mischief as the words CONSCIENCE and LIBERTY, which ill-defined and ill-understood, were flung broadcast among the people, to serve as watchwords of revolt and incitements to destruction.
But we were uniquely young, this little Irish girl and I, and we walked hand in hand, and, sometimes, under the tutelage of our elders, with my arm around her waist.
Twice before noon we were stalked and charged by man-eaters; but even though I was without firearms, I still had ample protection in Nobs, who evidently had learned something of Caspakian hunt rules under the tutelage of Du-seen or some other Galu, and of course a great deal more by experience.
No one in the village enjoyed the approach of "veast day" more than Tom, in the year in which he was taken under old Benjy's tutelage. The feast was held in a large green field at the lower end of the village.
Maglaqui said the 22-megawatt solar farm in Panday Pira here was started under his tutelage as managing consultant.
It is evident that the indicators did not improve across the board under the IMF tutelage. While the fiscal deficit declined after each programme, the current account balance worsened twice and inflation increased after the 2001 programme.
An important aspect of his life was joining Aitchison College, where he had the likes of Imran Khan and Zafarullah Khan Jamali in his tutelage.
On Thursday, he attended the court of a senior judge and heard adjudication of cases under his tutelage the entire day.