cestui que use

Definition of "cestui que use"
  1. A traditional term for the individual who benefits from assets held in a trust, now commonly known as the beneficiary
How to use "cestui que use" in a sentence
  1. Under the old law, Jane would have been considered a cestui que use because she profited from the trust established by her parents.
  2. As a cestui que use, John could use the property in the trust but could not sell it.
  3. Cheryl, as the cestui que use of the trust, had the right to the income from the trust's assets.

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