- noun a person or company that looks after valuable items for someone, in particular money or other assets belonging to a child
- A financial institution that is assigned the custody of assets for purposes of safekeeping, facilitating transactions, administering accounts, fund accounting and reporting, administering tax requirements, facilitating all communications, and providing legal guidance. Custodians rarely perform regular banking or investing functions.
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- noun somebody who protects, guards or looks after something or someone