Examples from the Web for trusteeship
His wealth, he understood, was merely a trusteeship, something he'd been granted in order to share.
As the property of the First African Church was under the trusteeship of the association, its will had to be respected.The History of the Negro Church|Carter Godwin Woodson
The sense of trusteeship thus variously displayed has had a good many sources; let us confine our attention to one of them.
To settle and give up my trusteeship is one of the principal motives of my leaving these parts.Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9)|Samuel Richardson
British Dictionary definitions for trusteeship
- the administration or government of a territory by a foreign country under the supervision of the Trusteeship Council of the United Nations
- (often capital) any such dependent territory; trust territory