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"unit trust" in British English

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unit trustnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌjuː.nɪt ˈtrʌst/ us /ˌjuː.nɪt ˈtrʌst/ UK US mutual fund

(Definition of “unit trust” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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unit trustnoun [ C ]

uk us FINANCE

in the UK, a fund in which you buy units (= shares). This money is then put into a range of investments, etc., and profits are paid in relation to the number of units that you own:

Collective investments such as unit trusts are ideal products for investment on behalf of a child.

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