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Examples of tutelage in a Sentence
The company is relying on the tutelage of its new CEO to increase profits.
a governess overseeing the tutelage of the family's children
Recent Examples of tutelage from the Web
Iniesta also described other managers, labelling Pep Guardiola as a 'master for me', and Frank Rijkaard as 'the ideal coach for that period in his life', having won his first Champions League under the tutelage of the iconic Dutchman.
In fact, even in this Derby, WinStar owned a piece of Audible and Noble Indy (trained by Todd Pletcher) and owns a horse named Quip, who is a candidate for the Belmont under the tutelage of Rodolphe Brisset.
Gallant Fox and Omaha The next sweep occurred 11 years later by Gallant Fox in 1930, under the tutelage of Jim Fitzsimmons, a Hall of Fame trainer.
Evans is regarded as a talented, ascending player who should benefit greatly from Vrabel's tutelage.
In the House, Nunes quickly fell under the tutelage of John Boehner, who seemed an unlikely choice of mentor at the time.
Adding a spark on the edge in Davenport, a player who could develop over the coming seasons under the tutelage of Jabaal Sheard and John Simon, doesn’t seem that far-fetched.
Under the tutelage of assistant coach Jon Budmayr, Hornibrook has worked hard in the off-season on improving his footwork in and out of the pocket.
The opening performance by Ravinia Jazz Scholars Combo A, which benefited from Pickens’ tutelage as a founding member of the Ravinia Jazz Mentor Program, symbolized the generations of musicians the pianist taught for more than half a century.
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Did You Know?
The Latin verb tuēri means "to look at" or "to guard." When "tutelage" first began appearing in print in the early 1600s, it was used mainly in the protective sense of "tuēri," as writers described serfs and peasants of earlier eras as being "under the tutelage of their lord." Over time, however, the word's meaning shifted away from guardianship and toward instruction. This pattern of meaning can also be seen in the related nouns "tutor" (which shifted from "a guardian" to "a private teacher") and "tuition" (which now refers to the act or profession of teaching or the cost of instruction but originally meant "protection, care, or custody especially as exercised by a parent or guardian over a child or ward").
TUTELAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tutelage for English Language Learners
: the teaching of an individual student by a teacher
: an act of guarding or protecting something
: helpful influence or guidance
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