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trustee

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noun trust·ee \ˌtrəs-ˈtē\

Simple Definition of trustee

  • : a person or organization that has been given responsibility for managing someone else's property or money through a trust

  • : a member of a group that manages the money of an organization

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of trustee

  1. 1a :  one to whom something is entrustedb :  a country charged with the supervision of a trust territory

  2. 2a :  a natural or legal person to whom property is legally committed to be administered for the benefit of a beneficiary (as a person or a charitable organization)b :  one (as a corporate director) occupying a position of trust and performing functions comparable to those of a trustee

  3. 3 :  trusty

Examples of trustee in a sentence

  1. They were named as trustees to the child's estate.

  2. the museum's board of trustees



1647

First Known Use of trustee

1647

Rhymes with trustee

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trustee

verb trust·ee

Definition of trustee

trusteedtrusteeing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to commit to the care of a trustee

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to serve as trustee



1818

First Known Use of trustee

1818


TRUSTEE Defined for Kids

trustee

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noun trust·ee \ˌtrə-ˈstē\

Definition of trustee for Students

  1. :  a person who has been given legal responsibility for someone else's property




Law Dictionary

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trustee

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noun trust·ee \ˌtrəs-ˈtē\

Legal Definition of trustee

  1. 1 :  one to whom something is entrusted :  one trusted to keep or administer something: as a :  a member of a board entrusted with administering the funds and directing the policy of an institution or organization b :  a country charged with the supervision of a trust territory

  2. 2a :  a natural or legal person to whom property is committed to be administered for the benefit of a beneficiary (as a person or charitable organization) :  the holder of legal title to property placed in a trust — compare cestui que trust, settlor b :  one (as a corporate director) occupying a position of trust and performing functions comparable to those of a trustee c :  trustee in bankruptcy

trusteeship noun



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trustee

verb trust·ee

Legal Definition of trustee

trusteedtrusteeing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to commit to the care of a trustee
  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to serve as trustee





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