trusteeship

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noun trust·ee·ship \ˌtrəs-ˈtē-ˌship\

Definition of trusteeship

  1. 1 :  the office or function of a trustee

  2. 2 :  supervisory control by one or more countries over a trust territory

Circa 1736

First Known Use of trusteeship

circa 1736


TRUSTEESHIP Defined for English Language Learners

trusteeship

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noun trust·ee·ship \ˌtrəs-ˈtē-ˌship\

Definition of trusteeship for English Language Learners

  • : the position or job of a trustee

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


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