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power of attorney

noun
 
 
LAW
[U] the legal right to make financial or business decisions for someone else, especially because they are old or too ill to deal with things themselves: He has power of attorney over his father's affairs.assign/give/grant sb power of attorney She persuaded him to change his will to grant her power of attorney.
[C] ( plural powers of attorney) a legal document that gives someone the right to make financial or business decisions for someone else: A durable power of attorney enables a person to handle your finances if you become incapacitated.
Translations of “power of attorney”
in Chinese (Traditional) 代理權, 委託書, 授權書…
in Chinese (Simplified) 代理权, 委托书, 授权书…
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