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appointor

[uh-poin-ter; uh-poin-tawr, ap-oin-] /əˈpɔɪn tər; ə pɔɪnˈtɔr, ˌæp ɔɪn-/
noun, Law.
1.
a person who exercises a power of appointment of property.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; appoint + -or2
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  • The reason for the rule is that the appointment otherwise would usurp the prerogatives of the appointor's successor or successors.
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appointor

/əˈpɔɪntə; əpɔɪnˈtɔː/
noun
1.
(property law) a person to whom a power to nominate persons to take property is given by deed or will See also power of appointment
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