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Meaning of “trustee” in the English Dictionary

"trustee" in British English

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trusteenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌtrʌsˈtiː/
a ​person, often one of a ​group, who ​controlsproperty and/or ​money for another ​person or an ​organization: the museum's board of trustees
(Definition of trustee from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"trustee" in American English

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trusteenoun [C]

 us   /trʌsˈti/
a ​person, often one of a ​group, who ​controlsproperty or ​money for the ​benefit of another ​person or an ​organization: He was a ​member of the museum’s ​board of trustees.
(Definition of trustee from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"trustee" in Business English

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trusteenoun [C]

uk   us   /trʌsˈtiː/
a ​person or ​organizationlegally chosen to ​work alone or as ​part of a ​group to ​managemoney or ​property for others: The ​pensionfund is ​managed by a 12-member board of trustees. The ​CEO, who is ​responsible for ​developingoverallstrategy, ​reports to a ​board of trustees. She was ​invited to become a trustee for her ​local wildlife ​charity.
(Definition of trustee from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trustee”
in Chinese (Simplified) 受托人…
in Turkish emanetçi, yeddi emin, mutemet…
in Russian попечитель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 受託人…
in Polish powiernik…
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