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Trust is an important issue between teenagers and their parents.
public trust in police officers
Sumner placed considerable trust in his lawyer.
Jen had confided her secret to Mark, but he betrayed her trust.
The land will be held in trust by the Church.
She put her children in the trust of strangers.
I don’t think a teenager can be expected to hold such a position of trust.
This is the British English definition of trust. View American English definition of trust.
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