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

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he is not my protege, you know; only I knew an uncle of his who sent me a letter about him.
In any case it must have been very recently, for the appointment was vacant eight days ago; a proof of which is, that the king refused Monsieur, who solicited the post for one of his proteges.
When I informed him that your lordship was the protege of Monsieur de Treville, and that you even had a letter for that illustrious gentleman, he appeared to be very much disturbed, and asked me where that letter was, and immediately came down into the kitchen, where he knew your doublet was.
No; she has two of her proteges with her, and must keep with them.
I can't congratulate you on your proteges," he remarked.
The next day, as she watched her unknown friend, Kitty noticed that Mademoiselle Varenka was already on the same terms with Levin and his companion as with her other proteges.
Something of the gift of Francois Millet, whose peasants are veritable priests, of those older religious painters who could portray saintly heads so sweetly and their merely human proteges so truly, seems indeed to have descended to M.
He suddenly found himself tremendously hungry and as he circled about over the sandy bottom searching among the tangled network of innumerable tracks for those of his proteges, there broke from his lips involuntarily the whine of a hungry beast.
For instance, Hardy's firm pairs mentors and proteges based on protege preference and an application form that lists the proteges' goals.
Given the differences between mentors and their proteges--for example, in their individual characteristics, work habits, and personal values--the quality of the mentoring relationship may vary (Eby & Lockwood, 2005), in that the more similarities the mentor and protege have, the higher will be the quality of the mentorship.
Security, the outcome of providing protection, involves the protege perceiving that someone works on his or her behalf to provide a supportive practice environment and that someone at work really cares about his or her success (Jakubik, 2012; Weese et al.
Informal mentoring is characterized by a shared agreement between the mentor and the protege to establish a relationship in an unstructured manner, and is based on the realization of career goals for the protege.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) has released the much-awaited final rule about "Small Business Mentor Protege Programs," establishing a government-wide mentor protege program for all small enterprises, including Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) companies, Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned small businesses (SDVOSB), and small businesses generally.
Since 1991, the Department of Defense Mentor-Protege Program has offered assistance to small disadvantaged businesses (proteges) in competing for prime contract and subcontract awards by partnering proteges with large companies (mentors) under individual, project-based agreements.
Despite this understanding, little is known about the specific conditions that lead a protege with a formal mentor to supplement that relationship by finding his or her own informal mentor (cf.