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mandatary

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noun man·da·tary \ˈman-də-ˌter-ē\

Definition of mandatary

plural

mandataries



15th Century

First Known Use of mandatary

15th century


Law Dictionary

mandatary

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noun man·da·tary \ˈman-də-ˌter-ē\

Legal Definition of mandatary

plural

mandataries

  1. :  a person to whom the power to transact business for another under a mandate is given




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