Definition of protégée in English:


Syllabification: pro·té·gée
Pronunciation: /ˈprōtəˌZHā, ˌprōtəˈZHā
(also protegee)


  • A female protégé.
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    • Apparently the country music protégée had his ‘Vet tricked out.
    • As Lady Gee sets about sabotaging Haven's friendship with Bonnie, she deploys her own attractive protégée, Lynn, to sweeten Georgie.
    • Kelly, who is Bryan's protégée, has this absolutely lovely knack for investing each element of a dish with its own striking acuity, yet the sum is not only harmonious but almost weightless.

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