custodianship custodianship

Definition(s):

  • (n) the position of custodian

Usage(s):

  1. The Iraq war has challenged the conservative movement's custodianship of America's place in the world, as well as its claim to competence.
  2. We came up with a very creative idea for Israel to withdraw and put it under the custodianship of the United Nations.
  3. The authorship is unknown; the date of its supposed original drawing is a wild speculation: there is no evidence of its custodianship from 1957 back to 1440.

News

  1. Mandela family disputes over graves to reality TV mar legacy

    JOHANNESBURG — As Nelson Mandela lies in critical condition in a Pretoria hospital, his family is cashing in on his legacy and fighting over custodianship of his brand and assets worth millions of dollars.        
    on July 17, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  2. Mandela Family Disputes Mar His Legacy

    As Nelson Mandela lies in critical condition in a Pretoria hospital, his family is cashing in on his legacy and fighting over custodianship of his brand and assets worth millions of dollars.
    on July 16, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

Quotes

  • While conceding that he was "probably more of an old buildings man", Jenkins said: "Under Fiona the direction of the trust has largely been resolved, with the future of the countryside as its more creative area, rather than custodianship of...
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: Simon Jenkins Source: guardian.co.uk

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