letter of attorney
letter of attorney see letter 2

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  • Letter of attorney — Letter Let ter, n. [OE. lettre, F. lettre, OF. letre, fr. L. littera, litera, a letter; pl., an epistle, a writing, literature, fr. linere, litum, to besmear, to spread or rub over; because one of the earliest modes of writing was by graving the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • letter of attorney — UK US noun [C] (plural letters of attorney) ► LAW a legal document that gives someone the authority to act for someone else in business or financial matters → See also POWER OF ATTORNEY(Cf. ↑power of attorney) …   Financial and business terms

  • letter of attorney — letter of authorization, power of attorney …   English contemporary dictionary

  • letter of attorney — noun A power of attorney document …   Wiktionary

  • letter of attorney — See power of attorney …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • letter of attorney — Etymology: Middle English : power of attorney …   Useful english dictionary

  • Letter of credit — Letter Let ter, n. [OE. lettre, F. lettre, OF. letre, fr. L. littera, litera, a letter; pl., an epistle, a writing, literature, fr. linere, litum, to besmear, to spread or rub over; because one of the earliest modes of writing was by graving the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Letter of license — Letter Let ter, n. [OE. lettre, F. lettre, OF. letre, fr. L. littera, litera, a letter; pl., an epistle, a writing, literature, fr. linere, litum, to besmear, to spread or rub over; because one of the earliest modes of writing was by graving the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • of attorney — Attorney At*tor ney, n.; pl. {Attorneys}. [OE. aturneye, OF. atorn[ e], p. p. of atorner: cf. LL. atturnatus, attornatus, fr. attornare. See {Attorn}.] 1. A substitute; a proxy; an agent. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] And will have no attorney but myself …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • letter of delegation — letter of authorization, power of attorney …   English contemporary dictionary

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