cestui que
(French) The one who.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


cestui que
(French: He or she who.)
The person for whom a benefit exists.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


cestui que
[French, He or she who.] The person for whom a benefit exists.

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  • cestui que trust — (ˌ)kē.ˈtrəst, ˌkwe.ˈ noun (plural cestuis que trust or cestuis que trustent ˈtrəst) Etymology: Anglo French, literally, he for whom (the) trust (is held) : a person who has the equitable and beneficial interest in property the legal interest in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cestui que trust — cestuis que trustent, beneficiary of a trust, one who will benefit from the trust …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cestui que use — Also spelled cestuy que use. A person for whose use land was granted to another. See 2 BL Comm 328 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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