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trusteeship

[truh-stee-ship] /trʌˈsti ʃɪp/
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
1720-1730
1720-30; trustee + -ship
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Examples from the web for trusteeship
  • 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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trusteeship

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