trust territory

Definition of "trust territory"
  1. A region that, while not governing itself, is overseen by an administrative power appointed by the United Nations
How to use "trust territory" in a sentence
  1. After World War II, several regions became trust territories under the administration of various countries.
  2. The last trust territory gained independence in 1994, marking an end to this model of governance.
  3. The primary goal of a trust territory is to help the region transition into self-governance.

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