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1. guardianship

noun. ['ˈgɑːrdiːənʃɪp'] the responsibility of a guardian or keeper.

Synonyms

  • duty
  • keeping
  • safekeeping
  • obligation
  • hands
  • custody

Antonyms

  • imprudence
  • inactivity
  • insecurity
  • linger

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • guardian (English)
  • guardein (Anglo-Norman)

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Example sentences of the word guardianship


1. Noun, singular or mass
Absolute guardianship may not be necessary and may not be in the best interests of the child.

2. Adjective
As a non-parent, guardianship awards rights to a third party caregiver that he would not enjoy otherwise.

2. guardianship

noun. ['ˈgɑːrdiːənʃɪp'] attention and management implying responsibility for safety.

Synonyms

  • providence
  • protection
  • foster care
  • charge
  • tutelage
  • great care
  • slight care
  • due care
  • reasonable care
  • care

Antonyms

  • calm
  • overcharge
  • discharge
  • unburden

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • guardian (English)
  • guardein (Anglo-Norman)
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