Definition of protégée in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈprōdəˌZHā/
Pronunciation: /ˌprōdəˈZHā/
(also protegee)


A female protégé.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: pro·té·gée

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