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trus·tee

 (trŭ-stē′)
n.
1. Law The person in a trust relationship who holds title to property for the benefit of another.
2. A member of a board elected or appointed to direct the funds and policy of an institution.
3. A country responsible for supervising a trust territory. See Usage Note at -ee1.
v. trus·teed, trus·tee·ing, trus·tees
v.tr.
To place (property) in the care of a trustee.
v.intr.
To function or serve as a trustee.

trustee

(trʌˈstiː)
n
1. (Law) a person to whom the legal title to property is entrusted to hold or use for another's benefit
2. (Law) a member of a board that manages the affairs and administers the funds of an institution or organization

trust•ee

(trʌˈsti)

n., v. -eed, -ee•ing. n.
1. a person appointed to administer the affairs of a company, institution, etc.
2. a person who holds title to property for the benefit of another.
3. a country that administers a trust territory.
v.i.
4. to serve as a trustee.
v.t.
5. to place in the hands of a trustee.
[1640–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trustee - a person (or institution) to whom legal title to property is entrusted to use for another's benefittrustee - a person (or institution) to whom legal title to property is entrusted to use for another's benefit
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
fiduciary - a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary; "it is illegal for a fiduciary to misappropriate money for personal gain"
2.trustee - members of a governing boardtrustee - members of a governing board  
governing board - a board that manages the affairs of an institution
committee member - a member of a committee

trustee

noun administrator, agent, keeper, custodian, executor, fiduciary (Law), depository, executrix, steward Astonishingly, the trustees don't know where the money is either.
Translations
وَكيل، وَصي، قَيِّم
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formueforvalterværge
fjárhaldsmaîur
splnomocnenecsprávca majetku
güvenilir kişiyediemin

trustee

[trʌsˈtiː] N (in bankruptcy) → síndico m; (= holder of property for another) → fideicomisario/a m/f, depositario/a m/f, administrador(a) m/f; [of college] → regente/a m/f

trustee

[trʌˈstiː] n
(LAW)fidéicommissaire m
[school] → administrateur/trice m/f

trustee

n
(of estate)Treuhänder(in) m(f), → Vermögensverwalter(in) m(f)
(of institution)Kurator(in) m(f), → Verwalter(in) m(f); trusteesVorstand m; Trustee Savings Bank˜ Sparkasse f

trustee

[trʌsˈtiː]
1. n (Law) → amministratore/trice fiduciario/a; (of school, institution) → amministratore/trice

trust

(trast) verb
1. to have confidence or faith; to believe. She trusted (in) him.
2. to give (something to someone), believing that it will be used well and responsibly. I can't trust him with my car; I can't trust my car to him.
3. to hope or be confident (that). I trust (that) you had / will have a good journey.
noun
1. belief or confidence in the power, reality, truth, goodness etc of a person or thing. The firm has a great deal of trust in your ability; trust in God.
2. charge or care; responsibility. The child was placed in my trust.
3. a task etc given to a person by someone who believes that they will do it, look after it etc well. He holds a position of trust in the firm.
4. arrangement(s) by which something (eg money) is given to a person to use in a particular way, or to keep until a particular time. The money was to be held in trust for his children; (also adjective) a trust fund
5. a group of business firms working together. The companies formed a trust.
ˌtrusˈtee noun
a person who keeps and takes care of something (especially money or property) for some one else.
ˈtrustworthy adjective
(negative untrustworthy) worthy of trust. Is your friend trustworthy?
ˈtrustworthiness noun
ˈtrusty adjective
able to be trusted or depended on. trusty sword; a trusty friend.
ˈtrustily adverb
ˈtrustiness noun
References in classic literature ?
Al Robinson died on the farm near Winesburg, and he got eight thousand dollars from the bank that acted as trustee of her estate.
Oh, yes; he is a trustee of these schools, you know, and often comes here.
In a similar way I am, or I have been, trustee of one kind or other for scores of our customers.
A great curiosity came on the trustee, to disregard the prohibition and dive at once to the bottom of these mysteries; but professional honour and faith to his dead friend were stringent obligations; and the packet slept in the inmost corner of his private safe.
Outside the family John had early attached himself (much as a dog may follow a marquis) to the steps of Alan Houston, a lad about a year older than himself, idle, a trifle wild, the heir to a good estate which was still in the hands of a rigorous trustee, and so royally content with himself that he took John's devotion as a thing of course.
Cleve's trustee ought to have known better than to let a shop to a stranger.
de Cintre, who had been trustee for some of his relatives, appeared to have been guilty of some very irregular practices.
I speak now not as a medical man but as a trustee and executor of Sir Charles's will.
Prince Andrew had to see the Marshal of the Nobility for the district in connection with the affairs of the Ryazan estate of which he was trustee.
I am her trustee, and so I know something of her arrangements.
He'd never have got the school for another year if his uncle hadn't been a trustee--THE trustee, for he just leads the other two around by the nose, that's what.
This expression in the marshal's face was particularly touching to Levin, because, only the day before, he had been at his house about his trustee business and had seen him in all his grandeur, a kind-hearted, fatherly man.