delectus personae


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

Word History


Latin, choice of person

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“Delectus personae.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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