Meaning of “entrust” in the English Dictionary

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"entrust" in British English

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(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 our dog to a neighbor when we went away on a trip.

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"entrust" in Business English

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entrustverb [ T ]

uk /ɪnˈtrʌst/ us

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 local firm of financial advisers.
entrust sb to do sth We entrust a board of Edinburgh's leading businessmen to run the affairs of the organization.

(Definition of “entrust” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)