Trusteeship
Trusteeship \Trus*tee"ship\, n. The office or duty of a trustee. [1913 Webster]

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  • trusteeship — trust‧ee‧ship [trʌˈstiːʆɪp] noun [countable, uncountable] LAW FINANCE the job of controlling a trust or when property or assets are controlled by a trustee: • The company was placed into trusteeship in April 1999 through a bankruptcy court. •… …   Financial and business terms

  • trusteeship — index charge (custody), custody (supervision), ward Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • trusteeship — ● trusteeship nom masculin (mot anglais signifiant poste d administrateur) Après la Seconde Guerre mondiale, territoire (dit aussi trust territory) administré par un pays sous contrôle international (O.N.U.) jusqu à ce qu il soit capable de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • trusteeship — [trus tē′ship] n. 1. the position or function of a trustee 2. a) a commission from the United Nations to a country to administer a trust territory b) the condition or fact of being a trust territory …   English World dictionary

  • trusteeship — UK [ˌtrʌˈstiːʃɪp] / US [trʌˈstɪˌʃɪp] noun Word forms trusteeship : singular trusteeship plural trusteeships 1) [countable/uncountable] legal the job or responsibilities of a trustee 2) a) [uncountable] the responsibility for governing an area… …   English dictionary

  • trusteeship — /tru stee ship/, n. 1. Law. the office or function of a trustee. 2. the administrative control of a territory granted to a country by a body (Trusteeship Council) of the United Nations. 3. See trust territory. [1720 30; TRUSTEE + SHIP] * * * …   Universalium

  • trusteeship — /trʌsˈtiʃɪp/ (say trus teeship) noun 1. the office or function of a trustee. 2. the administrative control of a territory granted to a country by an organ (Trusteeship Council) of the United Nations. 3. → trust territory …   Australian English dictionary

  • trusteeship — trustee ► NOUN 1) Law an individual or member of a board given powers of administration of property in trust with a legal obligation to administer it solely for the purposes specified. 2) a state made responsible for the government of an area by… …   English terms dictionary

  • trusteeship — noun Date: circa 1736 1. the office or function of a trustee 2. supervisory control by one or more countries over a trust territory …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trusteeship — noun The position or office of being a trustee …   Wiktionary

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