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fiduciary

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noun fi·du·cia·ry \-ˈdü-shē-ˌer-ē, -shə-rē, -ˈdyü-\

Definition of fiduciary

plural fi·du·cia·ries

  1. :  one that holds a fiduciary relation or acts in a fiduciary capacity




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fiduciary

adjective fi·du·cia·ry

Simple Definition of fiduciary

  • : relating to or involving trust (such as the trust between a customer and a professional)

Full Definition of fiduciary

  1. :  of, relating to, or involving a confidence or trust: as a :  held or founded in trust or confidence b :  holding in trust c :  depending on public confidence for value or currency <fiduciary fiat money>

Origin of fiduciary

Latin fiduciarius, from fiducia confidence, trust, from fidere


First Known Use: circa 1641



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