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trustee

a person who is given control of another’s property: He is the trustee of his mother’s estate.
Not to be confused with:
trusty – a prisoner given special privileges: The trusty works on the landscape outside the prison walls.

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
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fjárhaldsmaîur
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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 ?
Here, too, the bride's trustee; an oilcake-fed style of business-gentleman with mooney spectacles, and an object of much interest.
Turlington as sole executor and trustee? You put it in the power of your daughter's husband, sir, to make away with every farthing of your money after your death."
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. This Marshal was Count Ilya Rostov, and in the middle of May Prince Andrew went to visit him.
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.
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.
"Miss Maxwell," said Adam, "I am a trustee of this institution, but upon my word I don't believe in coeducation!"
Also, that the whole of the young gentleman's fortune had been spent by his Trustee, by the end of the year 'forty-seven.
"But," says the old man, "I have one piece of news to tell you, which perhaps may not be so acceptable to you as the rest; and that is, believing you were lost, and all the world believing so also, your partner and trustees did offer to account with me, in your name, for the first six or eight years' profits, which I received.
Mary Presbyterian Church now, and I rented it from the trustees. But it belonged until lately to a very old lady, Miss Elizabeth Russell.
For a short time after the charter of the regents was received, the trustees of this institution employed a graduate of one of the Eastern colleges to instruct such youth as aspired to knowledge within the walls of the edifice which we have described.
Bedford consented to become one of the trustees of the school, and in that capacity, and as a worker for it, he has been connected with it for eighteen years.