cestui que trust

noun

-kē-ˈtrəst, -ki-
plural cestuis que trust or cestuis que trustent
-ˈtrəs-tənt
: the beneficiary of a trust compare trustee

Word History

Etymology

Anglo-French, probably alteration of cestui que use

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“Cestui que trust.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/cestui%20que%20trust. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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