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English definition of “protégé”

protégé

noun [C]     /ˈprɒt.ə.ʒeɪ/ US  /ˈprɑː.t̬ə-/
a young person who is helped and taught by an older and usually famous person : The young composer regarded himself as Berg's protégé. → Compare mentor nounStudents and pupils
(Definition of protégé noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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