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cestui que trust

noun \-kē-ˈtrəst, -ki-\

Legal Definition of cestui que trust


cestuis que trust


cestuis que trustent

  1. :  the beneficiary of a trust — compare trustee

Origin and Etymology of cestui que trust

Anglo-French, probably alteration of cestui que use

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