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guardianship

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishguardianshipguard‧i‧an‧ship /ˈɡɑːdiənʃɪp $ ˈɡɑːr-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 lawLOOK AFTER somebody the position of being legally responsible for someone else’s child
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guardianshipThey believed that the land was under the care and guardianship of the people who used it and lived on it.That of growth through childhood as well as guardianship by the adult world.The second relevant statute concerns guardianship under the Mental Health Act 1983.But the eternal and temporal worlds met in the maintenance of rights given to the saints and committed to his guardianship.At first, not a single owner would place his monument in guardianship.This great neoclassical house had been reprieved from imminent demolition in 1972 by ministers and taken into guardianship two years later.Grandparents have difficulty paying for medical care for the children because insurance policies often require legal guardianship.But to the legislature no less than to courts is committed the guardianship of deeply-cherished liberties.
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