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fi•du•ci•ar•y



Pronunciation: (fi-dOO'shē-er"ē, -dyOO'-), [key]
n., pl. -ar•ies,
adj.


n.
Law.a person to whom property or power is entrusted for the benefit of another.

adj.
1. Law.of or pertaining to the relation between a fiduciary and his or her principal: a fiduciary capacity; a fiduciary duty.
2. of, based on, or in the nature of trust and confidence, as in public affairs: a fiduciary obligation of government employees.
3. depending on public confidence for value or currency, as fiat money.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

fiducialfiduciary bond
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