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Definition of trusteeship noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [uncountable, countable]
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  1. 1the job of being a trustee
  2. 2the responsibility for governing a particular region, given to a country by the United Nations Organization; a region that is governed by another country in this way a period of trusteeship Burundi was formerly a Belgian trusteeship.
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