power of appointment

Definitions of power of appointment
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n authority given (in a will or deed) by a donor to a donee to appoint the beneficiaries of the donor's property

Type of:
authorisation, authority, authorization, dominance, potency, say-so
the power or right to give orders or make decisions

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