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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: tutela 'protection, guarding', from tutus, past participle of tueri 'to look at, guard'

tutelage

noun
     
tu‧te‧lage [uncountable] formal
1 when you are taught or looked after by someone
under somebody's tutelage
You can attend embroidery classes under the tutelage of Jocelyn James.
2 responsibility for someone's education, actions, or property:
parental tutelage

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