What is another word for governess?

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[ ɡˈʌvənˌɛs], [ ɡˈʌvənˌɛs], [ ɡ_ˈʌ_v_ə_n_ˌɛ_s]

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A governess is a woman employed to take care of children and administer discipline in a household. The word derives from the late fourteenth century, when a governess was a woman who acted as an advisor to a nobleman or duke and looked after his children, who were often away from home.

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