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Noun: guardianship  'gaa(r)-dee-un,ship
  1. Attention and management implying responsibility for safety
    "he is in the guardianship of a bodyguard";
    - care, charge, tutelage
  2. The responsibility of a guardian or keeper
    "he left his car in my guardianship";
    - keeping, safekeeping

Derived forms: guardianships

Type of: duty, obligation, protection, responsibility

Encyclopedia: Guardianship