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1. custodial, tutelar, tutelary

providing protective supervision; watching over or safeguarding

Example Sentences:
'daycare that is educational and not just custodial'
'a guardian angel'
'tutelary gods'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of custodial
of custody or custodians

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1. Of or relating to the work of guarding or maintaining: the custodial duties of a security guard.
a. Having custody, especially of a child: "children whose custodial parent has remarried" (American Demographics).
b. Of or relating to child custody: custodial households.
3. Marked by care and supervision rather than efforts to cure: custodial treatment of terminal patients.

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