Examples of guardian in a Sentence
After the death of her parents, her uncle was appointed as her legal guardian.
the state became his guardian when he was put into protective custody
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The real pleasure, though, will be the opportunity to see and talk with my fellow guardians of the lexicon.
If officers have to pick up a child for curfew three times within a calendar year, the parents or legal guardians will face penalties in juvenile court.
The group is a cross between guardian spirit and major industry, one that has helped the port city rebuild after the decline of its once-thriving docks.
A photo ID is required of all donors, who must also be at least 17 years old, while 16-year-olds must have written approval from a parent or guardian.
Parents and guardians are encouraged to attend the class with their teen driver.
This hilarious Rossini opera is the one in which Figaro’s here, Figaro’s there, and Figaro helps Count Almaviva to abduct Rosina from her disagreeable elderly guardian, Doctor Bartolo.
And 28 percent of children who die of heatstroke inside vehicles got into the vehicle on their own without their guardians knowing.
It if filled with rich treasures both precious and magical, but in addition to the aforementioned guardians, there is said to be a demi-lich who still wards his final haunt.
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Origin and Etymology of guardian
Middle English gardein, wardein — more at warden
First Known Use: 15th century
GUARDIAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of guardian for English Language Learners
: someone or something that watches or protects something
law : someone who takes care of another person or of another person's property
GUARDIAN Defined for Kids
Legal Definition of guardian
: one who has or is entitled or legally appointed to the care and management of the person or property of another — compare committee, conservator, curator, receiver, tutor guardian ad litem \-ad-ˈlī-təm, -äd-ˈlē-tem\ : a guardian appointed by a court to represent in a particular lawsuit the interests of a minor, a person not yet born, or a person judged incompetent guardian by nature : natural guardian in this entry natural guardian : a guardian by natural relationship having custody of the person but not the property of a minor Editor's note: Under common law the father is considered the natural guardian of a child until his death or incapacitation, whereupon the mother becomes the natural guardian. Many states have passed statutes giving both parents equal rights as guardians. statutory guardian : a guardian appointed by statutory authority testamentary guardian : a person named in a will to serve as a guardian
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