position of trust

noun phrase

: a job/position in which one has a lot of responsibility and power

Examples of position of trust in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fiduciary is a broad term meaning a position of trust and responsibility. Martin Shenkman, Forbes, 24 Feb. 2024 Hate definitely should not be rewarded with a public position of trust — especially on a commission intended to promote positive human relations. Shelley Zimmerman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Feb. 2024 This process is forever damaged if clergy misuses their position of trust. Lisa Deaderick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Oct. 2023 That unique position of trust also puts them in a position of power over their patients. Michelle Simpson Tuegel, STAT, 7 Sep. 2023 Once Ma was back in custody, a judge declined to set bail for her, noting that Ma had been in a position of trust. Teri Figueroa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 July 2023 Subreddits exist for the benefit of the community of users who come to them for support and belonging and in the end, moderators are stewards of these spaces and in a position of trust. Jay Peters, The Verge, 16 June 2023 The two murder counts allege murder in the first degree after deliberation and first-degree murder for a death of a child by someone in a position of trust, the affidavit says. Julianne McShane, NBC News, 15 June 2023 Stauch, 39, was convicted of first-degree murder by a Colorado court on Monday, as well as several other charges including first-degree murder of a child by a person in a position of trust and tampering with evidence, Associated Press reported. Julia Moore, Peoplemag, 9 May 2023

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“Position of trust.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/position%20of%20trust. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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