Definition of Guardianship in English :

Define Guardianship in English

Guardianship meaning in English

Meaning of Guardianship in English

Pronunciation of Guardianship in English

Guardianship pronunciation in English

Pronounce Guardianship in English


see synonyms of guardianship


1. care, charge, guardianship, tutelage

attention and management implying responsibility for safety

Example Sentences:
'he is in the care of a bodyguard'

2. guardianship, keeping, safekeeping

the responsibility of a guardian or keeper

Example Sentences:
'he left his car in my keeping'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of guardianship
1. One that guards, watches over, or protects.
2. Law
a. One who is legally responsible for the care and management of the person or property of an incompetent or minor.
3. A superior in a Franciscan monastery.

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