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public trustnoun [C]

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an ​organization that ​managesmoney for a particular ​charity or ​group of ​people who are ​poor or in need of ​help: The library is a ​publictrust, ​funded by the ​taxpayer.
(Definition of public trust from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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