letter of attorney


letter of attorney
See power of attorney.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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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 — see letter 2 Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

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

  • letter — let·ter n 1: a direct written statement addressed to an individual or organization; broadly: an official communication see also counterletter determination letter: a letter from an administrative agency (as the Internal Revenue Service) usu. in… …   Law dictionary

  • attorney — at‧tor‧ney [əˈtɜːni ǁ ɜːr ] noun attorneys PLURALFORM [countable] LAW 1. a person who has the legal right to do things and make decisions on someone else s behalf: • He appointed her his attorney. see also power of attorney …   Financial and business terms

  • 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 book — 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