- fi|du|ci|ar|y «fuh DOO shee EHR ee, -DYOO-», adjective, noun, plural -ar|ies.–adj.1. held in trust: »
fiduciary estates.2. holding in trust. A fiduciary possessor is legally responsible for what belongs to another.3. of a trustee; of trust and confidence: »
A guardian acts in a fiduciary capacity.4. depending upon public trust and confidence for its value: »
Paper money that cannot be redeemed in gold or silver is fiduciary currency.–n.= trustee. (Cf. ↑trustee)╂[< Latin fīdūciārius (holding) in trust < fīdūcia a trust < fīdere to trust]
Useful english dictionary. 2012.