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Definition of fiduciary adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

fiduciary

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//fɪˈdjuːʃəri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//fɪˈdjuːʃəri//
 
, also NAmE//fɪˈduːʃieri//
 
(law)
 
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involving trust, especially in a situation where a person or company controls money or property belonging to others the company’s fiduciary duty to its shareholders Word Origin late 16th cent. (in the sense ‘something inspiring trust; credentials’): from Latin fiduciarius, from fiducia ‘trust’, from fidere ‘to trust’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fiduciary

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