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power of attorney

noun, Law.
1.
a written document given by one person or party to another authorizing the latter to act for the former.
Origin
1740-1750
1740-50
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British Dictionary definitions for power-attorney

power of attorney

noun
1.
legal authority to act for another person in certain specified matters
2.
the document conferring such authority
Sometimes shortened to letter of attorney
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