mandatary

noun man·da·tary \ ˈman-də-ˌter-ē \

Definition of mandatary

plural mandataries

First Known Use of mandatary

15th century


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mandatary

noun man·da·tary \ ˈman-də-ˌter-ē \

legal Definition of mandatary

plural mandataries
:a person to whom the power to transact business for another under a mandate is given

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