trust fund

trust fund
noun
a fund held in trust
Hypernyms: ↑fund, ↑monetary fund

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I. noun
1. : trust estate; especially : money, securities, or similar property settled or held in trust
2. : a property for which the holder or manager is held accountable as if he were a trustee
II. noun
: a governmental fund consisting of moneys accepted for a specified purpose (as civil service retirement) that is administered as a trust separately from other funds and is expended only in furthering the specified purpose

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1. money, securities, property, etc., held in trust.
2. a government fund administered separately from other funds and used for a specified purpose: a highway trust fund.
[1860-65]

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trust fund noun
A fund of money, etc, held in trust
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Main Entry:trust

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trust fund UK US noun [countable] [singular trust fund plural trust funds]
an amount of money invested and managed for someone, often a child, by another person or organization
Thesaurus: investing and investmentshyponym to invest moneysynonym

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trust fund,
money, property, or other valuables held in trust for the benefit of another.

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n. a fund consisting of assets belonging to a trust, held by the trustees for the beneficiaries

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noun, pl ⋯ funds [count]
: money that belongs to one person but is legally held or managed by another person or by an organization

She paid for college out of a trust fund set up for her by her grandfather.

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ˈtrust fund [trust fund trust funds] noun
money that is controlled for sb by an organization or a group of people

She set up a trust fund for her children.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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