acting as agent
An allegation in pleading generally sufficient in attributing a contract made by an agent to his principal. 3 Am J2d Ag § 344. acting within the scope of his office or employment. Acting with authority so as to bind a principal. Acting in line of duty as a member of the Armed Forces. Anno: 1 ALR2d 226.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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