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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

: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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