Meaning of “protégé” in the English Dictionary

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"protégé" in British English

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protégénoun [ C ]

uk /ˈprɒt.ə.ʒeɪ/ us /ˈprɑː.t̬ə.ʒeɪ/

a young person who is helped and taught by an older and usually famous person:

The young composer regarded himself as Berg's protégé.
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(Definition of “protégé” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"protégé" in American English

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protégénoun [ C ]

us /ˈproʊ·t̬əˌʒeɪ/

someone who is helped, taught, or protected by an important or more experienced person

(Definition of “protégé” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)