from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A person appointed by or admitted to a court to act in behalf of a minor or other party under legal disability.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • one who represents an infant, a married woman, or any person who can not appear sui juris, in a suit at law.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (law) a person who acts on behalf of an infant or disabled person


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