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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who is guided and supported by an older and more experienced person or mentor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • One under the care and protection of another.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is under the care and protection of another.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who receives support and protection from an influential patron who furthers the protege's career

Etymologies

Borrowed from French protégé, past participle of protéger ("to protect"). (Wiktionary)

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