Definition of power of attorney in English:

power of attorney

Line breaks: power of at¦tor|ney

noun

[mass noun] Law
  • The authority to act for another person in specified or all legal or financial matters.
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    • 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.

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