public trust

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Noun1.public trust - a trust created for charitable or religious or educational or scientific purposes
trust - something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary); "he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father"
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During a large part of them she had been entertained by her aunt with lectures of prudence, recommending to her the example of the polite world, where love (so the good lady said) is at present entirely laughed at, and where women consider matrimony, as men do offices of public trust, only as the means of making their fortunes, and of advancing themselves in the world.
The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution; but no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States
Now, she would light upon the shameful spectacle of some desolate creature--or some wretched ragged groups of either sex, or of both sexes, with children among them, huddled together like the smaller vermin for a little warmth--lingering and lingering on a doorstep, while the appointed evader of the public trust did his dirty office of trying to weary them out and so get rid of them.
And what worthier candidate, --more wise and learned, more noted for philanthropic liberality, truer to safe principles, tried oftener by public trusts, more spotless in private character, with a larger stake in the common welfare, and deeper grounded, by hereditary descent, in the faith and practice of the Puritans,--what man can be presented for the suffrage of the people, so eminently combining all these claims to the chief-rulership as Judge Pyncheon here before us?
Public trust in President Duterte is "increasing" mainly due to his strong political will, sincerity, and hard work in carrying out reforms in the country, Malacanang said Thursday.
Luna said: 'For the nth time, [Robredo] has made it appear that the government is guilty of human rights abuses, and that's a betrayal of public trust.'
He also said the appointment of Latheefa, who was a PKR member, affected public trust and perception of the independence of the MACC, stressing that he was not referring to her personal capabilities or integrity.
Russia's state pollster on Friday showed public trust in President Vladimir Putin surging to 72.3% under a new methodology for canvassing public opinion that was introduced after the Kremlin questioned its earlier findings.
With this guilty plea we are one step closer to imposing justice for these dishonorable criminal acts." "Candace Claiborne broke the public trust when she accepted gifts and money from foreign officials, and then lied about it to State Department background investigators," said US Attorney Liu.
Chief Justice David Maraga has told magistrates to ensure they win back public trust following accusations that Judiciary was a hindrance to war on graft.
Existing literature of the domain suggests that these differences in the results of comparative studies are caused particularly due to the difference in language, tradition, religion, cultural and political entity.1 Nonetheless, the task to compare public trust in Punjab and Sindh province is somehow more manageable, because of the common constitution, religion and language (Urdu).

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