trusteeship - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/ˌtrʌˈstiːʃɪp/
singulartrusteeship
pluraltrusteeships
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] legal the job or responsibilities of a trustee
  2. 2
    [uncountable] the responsibility for governing an area that the United Nations gives to a country
    1. a.
      [countable] a trust territory
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