trust territory
noun Date: 1945 a non-self-governing territory placed under an administrative authority by the Trusteeship Council of the United Nations

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • trust territory — n: a non self governing territory placed under an administrative authority by the United Nations Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • trust territory — n. a territory placed under the administrative authority of a country by the United Nations …   English World dictionary

  • trust territory — trust ,territory noun count an area that is governed by a country or countries chosen by the United Nations …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • trust territory — noun a dependent country; administered by another country under the supervision of the United Nations • Syn: ↑trusteeship • Hypernyms: ↑district, ↑territory, ↑territorial dominion, ↑dominion * * * ˈtrust territory [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • trust territory — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms trust territory : singular trust territory plural trust territories an area that is governed by a country or countries chosen by the United Nations …   English dictionary

  • trust territory — trust′ ter ritory n. gov a territory placed under the administrative control of a country by the United Nations • Etymology: 1945 …   From formal English to slang

  • trust territory — /ˈtrʌst ˌtɛrətri/ (say trust .teruhtree) noun a territory administered by a country on behalf of the Trusteeship Council of the United Nations …   Australian English dictionary

  • trust territory — a territory under the administrative control of a country designated by the United Nations. * * * …   Universalium

  • trust territory — noun any territory placed under the administration of a state by the United Nations Syn: trusteeship …   Wiktionary

  • trust territory — noun a territory under the trusteeship of the United Nations or of a state designated by them …   English new terms dictionary

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