trustee

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Etymology[edit]

trust +‎ -ee

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Noun[edit]

trustee (plural trustees)

  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
  2. a person in whose hands the effects of another are attached in a trustee process.

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Verb[edit]

trustee (third-person singular simple present trustees, present participle trusteeing, simple past and past participle trusteed)

  1. (transitive) To commit (property) to the care of a trustee.
    to trustee an estate
  2. (transitive) To attach (a debtor's wages, credits, or property in the hands of a third person) in the interest of the creditor.

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