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PROTEGE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does protege mean? 

PROTEGE (noun)
  The noun PROTEGE has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: PROTEGE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROTEGE (noun)


Sense 1protege [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person who receives support and protection from an influential patron who furthers the protege's career

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("protege" is a kind of...):

receiver; recipient (a person who gets something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "protege"):

protegee (a woman protege)


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