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trusteeship (n.)

1730; see trustee + -ship.

Such a word as trusteeship is eminently characteristic of the composite character of the language: Scandinavian trust + a French ending used in a manner unparalleled in French + an Old English ending. [Otto Jespersen, "Growth and Structure of the English Language"]

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Definitions of trusteeship from WordNet

trusteeship (n.)
a dependent country; administered by another country under the supervision of the United Nations;
Synonyms: trust territory
trusteeship (n.)
the position of trustee;
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