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appointor

[ uh-poin-ter; uh-poin-tawr, ap-oin- ]
/ əˈpɔɪn tər; ə pɔɪnˈtɔr, ˌæp ɔɪn- /
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noun Law.

a person who exercises a power of appointment of property.

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Origin of appointor

First recorded in 1880–85; appoint + -or2
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British Dictionary definitions for appointor

appointor
/ (əˈpɔɪntə, əpɔɪnˈtɔː) /

noun

property law a person to whom a power to nominate persons to take property is given by deed or willSee also power of appointment
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