Share this entry

power of attorney

Translation of power of attorney in Spanish:

noun plural powers of attorney

(Law)
  • 1.1 uncountable (authority) he has my power of attorney to sell the house
    le he otorgado poder para vender la casa
    1.2 countable (document)
    Example sentences
    • If he was told there was such a veto power or power of attorney, why did he not ask to see proof of same.
    • We've had conversations about her wishes; I have both financial and medical power of attorney for her, should it become necessary, and I'm the executor of her will as well.
    • There, the wife was not involved in the company, she was not a company director, her husband was simply temporarily incapacitated and she had power of attorney.

Definition of power of attorney in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: