a person, usually one of a body of persons, appointed to administer the affairs of a company, institution, etc.
a person who holds the title to property for the benefit of another.
(in New England) a garnishee.
to place in the hands of a trustee or trustees.
(in New England) to garnish.
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How to use trustee in a sentence
The relief money was being used for security and to respond to medical records requests until Ellwood City Medical Center could be sold, a bankruptcy trustee said in a December 2020 court filing.How the CARES Act Forgot America’s Most Vulnerable Hospitals | by Brianna Bailey, The Frontier | January 26, 2021 | ProPublica
I’ve been on the board of trustees at the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study, which is this amazing place for basically very pure academic research in a number of fields.“We Get All Our Great Stuff from Europe — Including Witch Hunting.” (Ep. 446) | Steven D. Levitt | January 7, 2021 | Freakonomics
In November, San Diego voters passed Measure D, which provides two clear paths to remove a school board trustee from office.
Natwar Gandhi, a trustee who threatened earlier this year to leave his position unless the university took steps to upend systemic racism, said recent announcements from the administration made him reconsider.
We’re referring in-house to Measure D as the “Andy Keatts Measure” because it came in response to his reporting about a school trustee.
“A heartfelt ‘thank you for your service,’ is no longer nearly enough,” said Martin Edelman, trustee of the Fallen Heroes Fund.Politicians are No Show for Opening of Privately Funded Vets Clinic | Rachel Rose Hartman | September 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
He served for years as trustee of the Art Gallery of Ontario and as chairman of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival.
Next, however, trustee Malt notes that “the Romneys claimed a deduction for $2.25 million of those charitable contributions.”Romney Cut Deductions on 2011 Taxes to Maintain Campaign Pledge | Daniel Gross | September 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
On April 10th, Washington debated a new report by Medicare trustee Chuck Blahous.
Manhattan Federal Judge Jed Rakoff ruled that the trustee needed to prove the Mets owners had demonstrated “willful blindness.”Noreen Harrington: The Mets’ Madoff Whistle-Blower | Michael Daly | March 19, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Whatever property on which a levy could have been made by judicial process against the bankrupt passes to the trustee.
If a trustee accepts he must give a bond with sureties for the faithful performance of his duties.
The federal Bankruptcy Act prescribes what property passes to the trustee and also what is exempt.
Then you are a very bad trustee, thus to misuse the foot-way, and interrupt passengers.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
A different rule applies to a naked trustee who holds the title to the stock without any real interest in it.
British Dictionary definitions for trustee
a person to whom the legal title to property is entrusted to hold or use for another's benefit
a member of a board that manages the affairs and administers the funds of an institution or organization
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