Definition of trust territory in English:

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trust territory

noun

A territory under the trusteeship of the United Nations or of a state designated by them.
Example sentences
  • The United Nations made Tanzania a trust territory under British rule after 1946.
  • After World War II, the mandate became a UN trust territory administered by the United Kingdom and France.
  • After the war, it came once again under Australian administration as a UN trust territory, but this time the Australians provided considerable grants to develop the education and health systems.

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