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English noun: guardianship

1. guardianship (act) attention and management implying responsibility for safety


SamplesHe is in the care of a bodyguard.


Synonymscare, charge, tutelage


Broader (hypernym)protection


Narrower (hyponym)due care, foster care, great care, ordinary care, providence, reasonable care, slight care

2. guardianship (act) the responsibility of a guardian or keeper


SamplesHe left his car in my keeping.


Synonymskeeping, safekeeping


Broader (hypernym)duty, obligation, responsibility


Narrower (hyponym)custody, hands









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