from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Authority granted to one person by another to transfer property upon the death of the latter.
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- n. In the law of wills, the ability of a testator to select a person who will be given the authority to dispose of certain property under the will.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. authority given (in a will or deed) by a donor to a donee to appoint the beneficiaries of the donor's property
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