under (someone's) tutelage

Definition of under (someone's) tutelage

formal

  1. —used to say who a person is taught something by He studied music under his father's tutelage.

Word by Word Definitions

underplay
  1. :  in or into a position below or beneath something

    :  below or short of some quantity, level, or limit

    :  in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness

  1. :  below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by

    :  subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of

    :  receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. :  lower in rank or authority :  subordinate

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

tutelageplay
  1. :  instruction especially of an individual

    :  a guiding influence

    :  the state of being under a guardian or tutor


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