wardship

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ward +‎ -ship

Noun[edit]

wardship (usually uncountable, plural wardships)

  1. (chiefly law) The state of being a ward of someone
    • 2009 February 21, Tracey Tyler, “A many-ringed circus”, Toronto Star:
      The majority said temporary wardship, which allowed the girl to receive a transfusion, was justified.

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