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protégé

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Education
protégéprot‧é‧gé /ˈprɒtəʒeɪ $ ˈproʊ-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SEsomeone, especially a young person, who is taught and helped by someone who has influence, power, or more experience 🔊 She attempted to encourage her young protégé.
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protégéA Youngman protégé could take over the old boy's lecturing responsibilities and everything would fit together rather nicely.I was too afraid of falling hopelessly in love with this protégé of Yukio Mishima, whose marvellous homoerotic poems I translated.She'd been taken on by Harman almost as - well yes, his protégé really.That leadership itself fell to Buxton, he argued, as a protégé of Clapham.
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