(=faith) confiance f
→ Adam could feel his father's trust in him.
→ He destroyed me and my trust in men.
to betray sb's trust trahir la confiance de qn
→ You've betrayed their trust.
to take sth on trust prendre qch pour argent comptant
→ I take the Bible on trust, and live as if it were true.
→ He couldn't prove what he said, so I had to take it on trust.
→ People are not willing to take what politicians say on trust; they want to see action.
to take sb on trust croire qn sur parole
a position of trust un poste de responsabilité
→ a position of trust which was generously paid
(LAW, for minor, heir) fidéicommis m
to hold sth in trust administrer qch en fidéicommis
→ The British Library holds its collection in trust for the nation.
(=group investing money for other people or for charity) fondation f
→ a charitable trust
(British) hospital trust hôpital public autonome hôpital public autonome
→ St Mary's Hospital became a self-governing trust this week.
(=have confidence in)
[+person] faire confiance à
→ The president can't be trusted.
[+instinct, sb's judgement] se fier à
→ She nodded, not trusting her own voice.
→ He didn't trust his legs to hold him up.
→ Jake has raised two great kids and I trust his judgement.
[+advice] se fier à
Don't you trust me? Tu ne me fais pas confiance?, Tu n'as pas confiance en moi?
Trust me! Fais-moi confiance!
to trust sb to do sth compter sur qn pour faire qch
→ I knew I could trust him to meet a tight deadline
to trust sb with sth confier qch à qn
I'd trust him with my life. J'ai entièrement confiance en lui.
to trust sth to sb confier qch à qn
(=hope) espérer to trust (that) ... espérer que ... I trust you like coffee. J'espère que tu aimes le café.
n (FINANCE) organisme indépendant de gestion d'actifs organisme indépendant de gestion d'actifs
→ His shares were placed in a blind trust when he became a government minister.
breach of trust
n abus m de confiance
→ Their declaration of independence is a breach of the constitution.
n société f d'investissement
n (British) organisme privé de sauvegarde des monuments historiques et des sites organisme privé de sauvegarde des monuments historiques et des sites
[+person, God, one's abilities, sb's good faith] croire en
→ a believer trusts in God
→ Don't blindly trust in the good faith of any government official
[+luck, instinct] faire confiance à
n société f fiduciaire
n fonds m en fidéicommis
n (British) fonds m commun de placement ~SICAV f inv