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guardianship

noun

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responsibility for the safety and well-being of someone or something
  • gave the guardianship of his estate to his children
  • has guardianship of the dogs while I'm in the hospital

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“Guardianship.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/guardianship. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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