tutelar

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tutelar(
too
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teh
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lahr
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (legal)
a. tutelary
La madre de los niños está ejerciendo sus derechos tutelares en el divorcio.The mother of the children is exercising her tutelary rights in the divorce.
2. (guardian)
a. protecting
Extrañaré a mi perro Toby, mi viejo amigo tutelar, que se fue dejando sus patitas marcadas en mi corazón.I'll miss my dog Toby, my old protecting friend, who left his paw prints on my heart.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (legal)
a. to act as guardian to
Cuando su hermana murió, Muriel tuvo que tutelar a sus sobrinos.When her sister died, Muriel had to act as guardian to her nephew and niece.
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tutelar
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (law)
a. tutelary
2. (protector)
a. protecting
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (general)
a. to act as guardian to
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tutelar
adjective
tutelary
ángel tutelar guardian angel
transitive verb
(proteger) to protect; guard; (guiar) to advise; guide; (vigilar) to supervise; oversee;
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