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noun
a company or corporation organized to exercise the functions of a trustee, but usually engaging also in other banking and financial activities.
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Origin of trust company

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
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trust company

noun
a commercial bank or other enterprise organized to perform trustee functionsAlso called: trust corporation
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