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tu·te·lar·y

 (to͞ot′l-ĕr′ē, tyo͞ot′-) also tu·te·lar (to͞ot′l-ər, -är′, tyo͞ot′-)
adj.
1. Being or serving as a guardian or protector: tutelary gods.
2. Of or relating to a guardian or guardianship.
n. pl. tu·te·lar·ies also tu·te·lars
One that serves as a guardian or protector.

[From Latin tūtēlārius, guardian, from tūtēla, tutelage; see tutelage.]
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tutelary

(ˈtjuːtɪlərɪ) or

tutelar

adj
1. invested with the role of guardian or protector
2. of or relating to a guardian or guardianship
n, pl -laries or -lars
a tutelary person, deity, or saint
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tu•te•lar•y

(ˈtut lˌɛr i, ˈtyut-)

also tu•te•lar

(-l ər)

adj., n., pl. -lar•ies. adj.
1. having the position of guardian or protector of a person, place, or thing.
2. of or pertaining to a guardian or guardianship.
n.
3. a person who has tutelary powers, as a saint, deity, or guardian.
[1605–15; < Latin tūtēlārius guardian; see tutelage, -ary]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tutelary - providing protective supervisiontutelary - providing protective supervision; watching over or safeguarding; "daycare that is educational and not just custodial"; "a guardian angel"; "tutelary gods"
protective - intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind; "a protective covering"; "the use of protective masks and equipment"; "protective coatings"; "kept the drunken sailor in protective custody"; "animals with protective coloring"; "protective tariffs"
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Translations

tutelary

[ˈtjuːtɪlərɪ] ADJtutelar
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tutelary

adj (form, of guardian) → vormundschaftlich; tutelary deitySchutzgott m, → Schutzgöttin f
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