noun ap·poin·tor \əˌpȯin‧ˈtȯ(ə)r also ˌaˌp- or əˈpȯintər sometimes əˌpȯint‧ˈȯ(ə)r or əˈpȯin‧ˌtȯ- or əˈpȯint‧ˌȯ-\

Definition of appointor



  1. :  one that appoints an estate under a power of appointment

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a trip made at another's expense

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