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Definition of entrust verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

entrust

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɪnˈtrʌst//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they entrust
 
he / she / it entrusts
 
past simple entrusted
 
-ing form entrusting
 
 
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to make someone responsible for doing something or taking care of someone entrust A to B He entrusted the task to his nephew. As an infant, he was entrusted to the care of his aunt and uncle. entrust B with A He entrusted his nephew with the task.
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