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betrustment

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

betrust +‎ -ment

NounEdit

betrustment (plural betrustments)

  1. (obsolete) The act of entrusting, or the thing entrusted.
    • 1793, Nathaniel Chipman, Sketches of the Principles of Government
      They have found it difficult to distinguish clearly, in the exercise of power, between a personal right, and a mere betrustment.