trust territory

trust territory
noun
a dependent country; administered by another country under the supervision of the United Nations
Syn: ↑trusteeship
Hypernyms: ↑district, ↑territory, ↑territorial dominion, ↑dominion

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ˈtrust territory [trust territory] noun
a region governed by the United Nations Organization or by another country that has been chosen by the United Nations Organization

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  • trust territory — n: a non self governing territory placed under an administrative authority by the United Nations Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • trust territory — n. a territory placed under the administrative authority of a country by the United Nations …   English World dictionary

  • trust territory — trust ,territory noun count an area that is governed by a country or countries chosen by the United Nations …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • trust territory — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms trust territory : singular trust territory plural trust territories an area that is governed by a country or countries chosen by the United Nations …   English dictionary

  • trust territory — trust′ ter ritory n. gov a territory placed under the administrative control of a country by the United Nations • Etymology: 1945 …   From formal English to slang

  • Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands — Infobox Former Country conventional long name = Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands common name = Pacific Islands continent = Oceania region=Micronesia empire=United States status=United Nations Trust Territory era=Cold War year start = 1947… …   Wikipedia

  • Trust Territory of Somalia — Infobox Former Country native name = Amministrazione Fiduciaria della Somalia conventional long name = Trust Territory of Somalia common name = Somalia continent = Africa region = Horn of Africa country = Somalia anthem = National Anthem of Italy …   Wikipedia

  • trust territory — /ˈtrʌst ˌtɛrətri/ (say trust .teruhtree) noun a territory administered by a country on behalf of the Trusteeship Council of the United Nations …  

  • trust territory — noun Date: 1945 a non self governing territory placed under an administrative authority by the Trusteeship Council of the United Nations …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trust territory — a territory under the administrative control of a country designated by the United Nations. * * * …   Universalium

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