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attorney-in-fact

at·tor·ney-in-fact
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-tur-nee in fakt]
    • /əˈtɜr ni ɪn fækt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-tur-nee in fakt]
    • /əˈtɜr ni ɪn fækt/

Definitions of attorney-in-fact word

  • noun plural attorney-in-fact a person authorized by power of attorney to act on the authorizer's behalf outside a court of law. 1
  • noun attorney-in-fact (US, law) An agent of the person giving him/her the power of attorney (for a specific purpose or for general purposes) to act on his or her behalf. The attorney-in-fact’s power and responsibilities depend on the specific powers granted in the power of attorney document. 0

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Parts of speech for Attorney-in-fact

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attorney-in-fact popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 61% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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