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attorney-in-fact

[uh-tur-nee-in-fakt]
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noun, plural at·tor·neys-in-fact. Law.
  1. a person authorized by power of attorney to act on the authorizer's behalf outside a court of law.
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  • Attorneys are of two kinds, attorneys-in-fact and attorneys-at-law.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8

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