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Meaning of POWER OF ATTORNEY

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  a legal instrument authorizing someone to act as the grantor's agent
 
 See Also: instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document, proxy, stock power

 

 

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 Definition: An formal instrument authorizing another to act as one's agent or attorney.
 
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 Related Terms: agency, agentship, assignment, authority, authorization, brevet, care, change, charge, commission, commissioning, commitment, commutation, consignment, cure, delegated authority, delegation, deputation, deputyship, devolution, devolvement, displacement, embassy, empowerment, entrusting, entrustment, errand, exchange, executorship, exequatur, factorship, full power, jurisdiction, legation, license, lieutenancy, mandate, mission, office, plenipotentiary power, power to act, procuration, proxy, purview, quid pro quo, regency, regentship, replacement, representation, responsibility, subrogation, substitution, supersedence, superseding, supersedure, supersession, supplantation, supplanting, supplantment, switch, task, tit for tat, trust, trusteeship, vicarious authority, vicariousness, warrant
 

 

 

 

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