entrust Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “entrust” in the English Dictionary

"entrust" in British English

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entrustverb [T + adv/prep]

uk   us   /ɪnˈtrʌst/
to give someone a thing or a ​duty for which they are ​responsible: He didn't ​look like the ​sort of man you should entrust ​yourluggage to. Two ​seniorofficials have been entrusted with organizing the ​auction.
(Definition of entrust from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"entrust" in American English

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entrustverb [T always + adv/prep]

 us   /ɪnˈtrʌst/
to make someone ​responsible for someone or something: We entrusted ​ourdog to a ​neighbor when we went away on a ​trip.
(Definition of entrust from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"entrust" in Business English

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entrustverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪnˈtrʌst/
to give someone a thing or ​duty for which they are ​responsible: entrust sb with sth Many ​people had entrusted the ​company with ​money they intended to use in ​retirement.entrust sth to sb He entrusted the ​arrangement of a ​mortgage to a ​localfirm of ​financialadvisers.entrust sb to do sth We entrust a ​board of Edinburgh's ​leadingbusinessmen to ​run the affairs of the ​organization.
(Definition of entrust from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “entrust”
in Spanish confiar…
in Vietnamese giao phó…
in Malaysian amanahkan…
in Thai มอบความรับผิดชอบให้…
in French confier à qqn…
in German anvertrauen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 委托, 交托, 托付…
in Turkish güvenmek, itimat etmek, emanet etmek…
in Russian поручать, вверять…
in Indonesian mempercayakan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 委託, 交托, 託付…
in Polish powierzać…
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