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trust territory

n. Abbr. TT
A colony or territory placed under the administration of one or more countries by commission of the United Nations. Also called trusteeship.

trust territory

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (sometimes capital) another name for a trusteeship2

trust′ ter`ritory


n.
a territory placed under the administrative control of a country by the United Nations.
[1945]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trust territory - a dependent countrytrust territory - 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
Translations

trust territory

n (Pol) → Treuhandgebiet nt
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These territories are hereafter referred to as trust territories.'
Britain retained control of Northern Cameroon and Southern Cameroon in 1946, the year Atiku was born, after the United Nations, which replaced the League of Nations in 1945, reclassified the Cameroons as 'UN Trust territories.'
This group displayed completed ignorance about what happened in the United Nations and its Trust Territories, when it stated that the 1956 Plebiscite was the most fraudulent, dehumanising and unconstitutional, adding that after the plebiscite, the memorandum of Understanding (MoU), as part of the UN condition for granting the unification, was also not time-honoured.
The League of Nations Mandate became the United Nations Trust Territories which inherited a paramount clause from the League of Nations Mandate.
3398, the REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States Act, corrects a mistake in the 2005 REAL ID Act that inaccurately identifies citizens of the Freely Associated States as citizens of the Trust Territories of the Pacific Islands.
The organizations, of which over 300 are known, faced differences in dealing with trust territories on the Korean Peninsula right after World War II and were separated into two camps, the North side and South side.
If creating a new council is overly difficult -- as some legalists have warned -- then, perhaps, we could write an interfaith mandate in the mission order of the Trusteeship Council of the UN which had anyway ran out of trust territories to supervise.
Army Pacific Command, including a survey of the Trust Territories of the Pacific Islands, which was important in determining the political future of the trust territories.
Virgin Islands, and other Trust Territories. Please visit our web page at www.fws.gov/partners/contactUs.html or call us at 703-358-2201 to contact your state coordinator.
It notes, however, that "security in the area cannot allow a failed state, especially if the latter is used as a new alibi to strengthen tension in Maghreb societies and to keep them as trust territories." "The more general issue of border closure between Algeria and Morocco, which is the main reason for the region's limited development over the last few decades, must also be discussed.
When after World War I the former German colonies in Melanesia and New Guinea became Trust Territories of Australia and New Zealand, there was uncertaintly regarding how their populations should be governed.
COLONIES AND TRUST TERRITORIES: An area administered by another