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trustee

Pronunciation: /trʌsˈtiː/

Translation of trustee in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (of money, property) fideicomisario, (masculine, feminine), fiduciario, (masculine, feminine); (of bankrupt) síndico, (masculine, feminine) 1.2 (of institution) miembro (masculine) del consejo de administración board of trustees consejo (masculine) de administración
    Example sentences
    • Lawyers and trustees have statutory and other legal obligations but are still fiduciaries.
    • This is certain to give the new board of trustees a legal edge over its competitors.
    • All three schemes were regulated by trust deeds or rules which conferred on the trustees wide powers of investment.

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