Definition of trusteeship in English:

trusteeship

noun

Law
  • See trustee

    • ‘‘But at least it would be possible to fundraise for its maintenance if it were held in trusteeship for the people,’ she said.’
    • ‘Under the trusteeship and administration of the Vancouver Foundation, this year it will give 21 awards totalling $47,500.’
    • ‘The responsibilities are arduous and trusteeship is a high-risk position which, if not conducted competently, can carry four-figure fines or even a prison sentence.’
    • ‘We hope that the sentence will stand as a stark warning to anyone considering abusing the special responsibilities of charity trusteeship.’
    • ‘For all that, some form of UN trusteeship appears to be the best answer now available.’

Pronunciation

trusteeship

/trəˈstēˌSHip//trəˈstiˌʃɪp/