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fɪˈdu ʃəl, -ˈdyu-fidu·cial

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fiduciary, fiducial(adj)

    relating to or of the nature of a legal trust (i.e. the holding of something in trust for another)

    "a fiduciary contract"; "in a fiduciary capacity"; "fiducial power"

  2. fiducial(adj)

    used as a fixed standard of reference for comparison or measurement

    "a fiducial point"

  3. fiducial(adj)

    based on trust


  1. fiducial(Noun)

    In manufacturing, a small mark on a circuit board used to align components, a fiducial point.

  2. fiducial(Adjective)

    Accepted as a fixed basis of reference.

  3. fiducial(Adjective)

    Based on having trust.

  4. Origin: From fiducialis, from fiducia, from fido

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fiducial(adj)

    having faith or trust; confident; undoubting; firm

  2. Fiducial(adj)

    having the nature of a trust; fiduciary; as, fiducial power

  3. Origin: [L. fiducia trust, confidence; akin to fides faith. See Faith.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fiducial

    fi-dū′shi-al, adj. showing confidence or reliance: of the nature of a trust.—adv. Fidū′cially.—adj. Fidū′ciary, confident: unwavering: held in trust.—n. one who holds anything in trust: (theol.) one who depends for salvation on faith without works, an Antinomian. [L. fiducia, confidence, from fidĕre, to trust.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiducial in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiducial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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