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  1. attorney-in-fact(Noun)

    An agent of the person giving him/her the power of attorney (for a specific purpose or for general purposes) to act on his/her behalf. The attorney-in-factu2019s power and responsibilities depend on the specific powers granted in the power of attorney document.

  2. Origin: From earlier sense of attorney indicating any personal representative and earlier sense of fact meaning "act" or "deed."

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