Definition of entrustment in English:

entrustment

noun

  • See entrust

    • ‘This explicit entrustment to the Security Council to enforce the ruling of the World Court raises high stakes for the international legal system.’
    • ‘In order to identify the depth and breadth of researchers' ancillary care responsibilities, we distinguish between the scope of entrustment (what is entrusted) and the strength of the duty of care.’
    • ‘I am pleased to report that we received the required entrustment and the relevant legislation was passed in this Honourable House.’
    • ‘It leaves standing ‘old fashioned’ tort doctrines, such as negligent entrustment, and strict liability for manufacturing defects.’
    • ‘What you mean is negligent entrustment, which is a very narrow class of suits.’

Pronunciation

entrustment

/ənˈtrəs(t)mənt//ənˈtrəs(t)mənt/