Part of speech: noun

State of being under a tutor or guardian.

Part of speech: noun

Act of tutoring.

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Usage examples "tutelage":

  1. I cannot sympathize in that majestic band of sisters whom Rome has placed under the tutelage of Vesta. - "Callista", John Henry Cardinal Newman.
  2. Indeed, as I contemplate the careers of these men, most of whom came to me as " cubs" fresh from college, I am disposed to plume myself not only upon my sagacity in discovering their untried abilities, but also upon the tutelage I gave them in journalism. - "Recollections of a Varied Life", George Cary Eggleston.
  3. Under the more or less profane tutelage of his companions, he learned to throw a rope after a fashion, taking the laughing sallies of his comrades good- naturedly. - "Sundown Slim", Henry Hubert Knibbs.