trustee

Part of speech: noun

Any one who holds property in trust.

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Usage examples "trustee":

  1. He forgot that he had any interests of his own to be promoted, apart from the interests of the party with which he acted, and from those of the whole nation, for which he held himself a trustee. - "Burke", John Morley.
  2. If Congress acted right and did its duty as the mentor, guardian and trustee of the people, all would be well. - "The Squatter and the Don", C. Loyal.
  3. Novelty has a charm for every one; and to find oneself immersed in a maelstrom of Eastern devilry, with a group of scientific murderers in pursuit of a holy Moslem relic, and unexpectedly to be made a trustee of that dangerous curiosity, makes a certain appeal to the adventurous. - "The Quest of the Sacred Slipper", Sax Rohmer.