protege

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protege (plural proteges)

  1. A person guided and protected by a more prominent person.
    His status as a protege of the great artist had many benefits, but was ultimately a burden.

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prōtege

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of prōtegō

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protege

  1. third-person singular indicative present of proteger
  2. second-person singular imperative of proteger

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protege

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of proteger.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of proteger.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of proteger.