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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The legal custody of a person or the property of another.

Usage examples (36)
  • The grandparents have legal guardianship of their four grandchildren.
  • And the guardianship is a temporary caretaking agreement.
  • It is, however, only the statutory kind of guardianship which is destroyed by
  • "Our guardianship is a sacred trust, which the Fortress of the Senate shall ever hold true." for more
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