trusteeship


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trus·tee·ship

 (trŭ-stē′shĭp′)
n.
1. Law
a. The position or function of a trustee.
b. The condition of being in a trust relationship.
2.
a. Administration of a territory by a country or countries so commissioned by the United Nations.

trusteeship

(trʌˈstiːʃɪp)
n
1. (Law) the office or function of a trustee
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
a. the administration or government of a territory by a foreign country under the supervision of the Trusteeship Council of the United Nations
b. (often capital) any such dependent territory; trust territory

trust•ee•ship

(trʌˈsti ʃɪp)

n.
1. the office or function of a trustee.
2. the administrative control of a territory granted to a country by the United Nations.
[1720–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trusteeship - a dependent countrytrusteeship - a dependent country; administered by another country under the supervision of the United Nations
district, territorial dominion, territory, dominion - a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
2.trusteeship - the position of trustee
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
Translations

trusteeship

[trʌsˈtiːʃɪp] N (in bankruptcy) → cargo m de síndico; [of property] → cargo m de fideicomisario, administración f fiduciaria

trusteeship

n
Treuhandschaft f
(of a territory)Treuhandschaft f, → Mandat nt
(also trusteeship territory)Treuhandgebiet nt, → Mandat(sgebiet) nt
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