trusteeship

[truh-stee-ship]
noun
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.

Origin:
1720–30; trustee + -ship

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trusteeship (trʌˈstiːʃɪp)
 
n
1.  the office or function of a trustee
2.  a.  the administration or government of a territory by a foreign country under the supervision of the Trusteeship Council of the United Nations
 b.  (often capital) any such dependent territory; trust territory

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Trusteeship reports are filed by parent body unions on behalf of subordinate labor organizations held in trusteeship.
Since the trusteeship has been lifted, the allegations are moot.
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