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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a person who receives support and protection from an influential patron who furthers the protege's career;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Prot'eg'e \Pro`t['e]`g['e]"\, n. m. Prot'eg'ee \Pro`t['e]`g['e]e"\, n. f.[F., p. p. of prot['e]ger. See Protect.] One under the care and protection of another, especially one receiving counseling and assistance in career development. [1913 Webster + PJC]