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delectus personae

noun de·lec·tus per·son·ae \di-ˈlek-təs-pər-ˈsō-nē, dā-ˈlek-tu̇s-per-ˈsō-nī\

Legal Definition of delectus personae

  1. :  the selection of a person satisfactory to oneself for a position (as of partner) involving trust and confidence in the other's character, capacities, or responsibility

Origin and Etymology of delectus personae

Latin, choice of person

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a brief usually trivial fact

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