Definition of cestui que trust in English:

cestui que trust

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Pronunciation: /ˌsɛtiː kiː ˈtrʌst/

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  • The beneficiary of a trust.


mid 16th century: from Law French, short for cestui a que use le trust est créé, 'the person for whose benefit anything is given in trust to another'.

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