[ en-truhst ]
/ ɛnˈtrʌst /
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verb (used with object)
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“Evoke” and “invoke” both derive from the same Latin root “vocāre.”
Sometimes in·trust [in-truhst] /ɪnˈtrʌst/ .
OTHER WORDS FROM entrusten·trust·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for entrust
/ (ɪnˈtrʌst) /
(usually foll by with) to invest or charge (with a duty, responsibility, etc)
(often foll by to) to put into the care or protection of someone
Derived forms of entrustentrustment or intrustment, noun
usage for entrust
It is usually considered incorrect to talk about entrusting someone to do something: the army cannot be trusted (not entrusted) to carry out orders
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