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trustee

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  • Trustee (or the holding of a trusteeship) is a legal term which, in its broadest sense, can refer to any person who holds property, authority, or a position of trust or responsibility for the benefit of another,
  • A trust can be set up either to benefit particular persons, or for any charitable purposes (but not generally for non-charitable purposes): typical examples are a will trust for the testator's children and family,
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    Definition of trustee in English Dictionary

  • NounPLtrusteesSUF-ee
    1. A person to whom property is legally committed in trust, to be applied either for the benefit of specified individuals, or for public uses; one who is intrusted with property for the benefit of another; also, a person in whose hands the effects of another are attached in a trustee process.
    2. VerbSGtrusteesPRtrusteeingPT, PPtrusteeed
      1. To commit (property) to the care of a trustee; as, to trustee an estate.
        1. To attach (a debtor's wages, credits, or property in the hands of a third person) in the interest of the creditor.
        • Word Lists (This word is listed in the following word lists)
          1. Wiktionary : Frequency lists 10001-20000
          2. SCOWL (And Friends) : Alan Beale, 12dicts 4.0 Compiled from 3 ESL Dictionaries
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Morphemes
            • Suffixes
              • Words by suffix
                • Words suffixed with -ee
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
              • Verbs

              Other Vocabulary

              Look-Alike Words
              1. en trusted
              2. fr trusté
              3. fr truste
              4. en truster
              5. fr trustes
              Related Links:
              1. en trustees
              2. en trusteeship
              3. en trusteeships
              4. en trustee stock
              5. en trustee de son tort
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              Grammatically, this word "trustee" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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