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blind trust

noun
1.
a trust in which a trustee controls the financial investments of a public official, without the beneficiary's knowledge of how his or her affairs are administered, in order to avoid conflict of interest.
Origin of blind trust
1965-1970
First recorded in 1965-70
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blind trust

noun
1.
a trust fund that manages the financial affairs of a person without informing him or her of any investments made, usually so that the beneficiary cannot be accused of using public office for private gain
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