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Related to entrustment: Negligent entrustment
en·trust(ĕn-trŭst′) also in·trust (ĭn-)
tr.v. en·trust·ed, en·trust·ing, en·trusts also in·trust·ed or in·trust·ing or in·trusts
1. To give over (something) to another for care, protection, or performance: "He still has the aura of the priest to whom you would entrust your darkest secrets" (James Carroll).
2. To give as a trust to (someone): entrusted his aides with the task.
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1. (usually foll by with) to invest or charge (with a duty, responsibility, etc)
2. (often foll by to) to put into the care or protection of someone
enˈtrustment, inˈtrustment n
Usage: It is usually considered incorrect to talk about entrusting someone to do something: the army cannot be trusted (not entrusted) to carry out orders
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. to give a trust or responsibility to (fol. by with).
2. to place in trust for protection, care, or handling (fol. by to).
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Past participle: entrusted
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|Verb||1.||entrust - confer a trust upon; "The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God"|
commend - give to in charge; "I commend my children to you"
hand, pass on, turn over, pass, reach, give - place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"
recommit - commit again; "It was recommitted into her custody"
obligate - commit in order to fulfill an obligation; "obligate money"
|2.||entrust - put into the care or protection of someone; "He left the decision to his deputy"; "leave your child the nurse's care"|
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1. give custody of, trust, deliver, commit, delegate, hand over, turn over, confide, commend, consign her reluctance to entrust her children to the care of someone else
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
1. To put in the charge of another for care, use, or performance:
Idiom: give in trust.
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يَعْهَدُ إلى، يَفي، يُكَلِّف
entrust[ɪnˈtrʌst] VT to entrust sth to sb; entrust sb with sth → confiar algo a algn
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
to entrust sth to sb → confier qch à qn
to entrust sb with sth → charger qn de qch
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
entrust[ɪnˈtrʌst] vt to entrust sth to sb
to entrust sb with sth → affidare qc a qn
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
to give into the care of another; to trust (somebody with something). I entrusted this secret to her; I entrusted her with the duty of locking up. toevertrou يَعْهَدُ إلى، يَفي، يُكَلِّف поверчвам confiar svěřit; pověřit anvertrauen betro; overlade ansvaret for εμπιστεύομαι κτ. σε κπ. confiar (kellelegi) usaldama سپردن به؛ اطمینان کردن به antaa jonkun vastuulle confier à qqn לְהַפקִיד בִּידֵי न्यस्त करना povjeriti megbíz mempercayakan trúa (e-m) fyrir affidare ゆだねる 맡기다, 위탁하다 patikėti uzticēt amanahkan toevertrouwenbetro powierzać ور سپارل، ورپه لاس كول، ور پرېښوول confiar a încredinţa вверять zveriť; poveriť zaupati poveriti anförtro มอบความรับผิดชอบให้ emanet etmek 委託 довіряти, доручати کسی معتبر شخص کو ذمہ دار کرنا giao phó 委托
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