trusteeship


trust·ee·ship

noun \ˌtrəs-ˈtē-ˌship\

: the position or job of a trustee

: control over an area of land given to a country or countries by the United Nations

Full Definition of TRUSTEESHIP

1
:  the office or function of a trustee
2
:  supervisory control by one or more countries over a trust territory

First Known Use of TRUSTEESHIP

circa 1736

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