The person appointed by a donor, under the statute of uses, to execute a power.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Appointor — Ap*point*or , n. (Law) The person who selects the appointee. See {Appointee, 2.} [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appointor — [ə poin′tər, ə poin′tôr΄] n. Law a person given special authority (power of appointment) by a will or deed to dispose of property …   English World dictionary

  • appointor — /euh poyn teuhr; euh poyn tawr , ap oyn /, n. Law. a person who exercises a power of appointment of property. [1880 85; APPOINT + OR2] * * * …   Universalium

  • appointor — n. person who assigns, person who appoints (Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • appointor — ap·poin·tor …   English syllables

  • appointor — /əˈpɔɪntə/ (say uh poyntuh) noun Law a donee of a power; a person who nominates another for an office …   Australian English dictionary

  • appointor — The person who appoints, or executes a power of appointment; as appointee is the person to whom or in whose favor an appointment is made. One authorized by the donor, under the statute of uses, to execute a power …   Black's law dictionary

  • appointor — əˌpȯin.ˈtȯ(ə)r also ˌaˌp or əˈpȯintər sometimes əˌpȯint.ˈȯ(ə)r or əˈpȯin.ˌtȯ or əˈpȯint.ˌȯ noun ( s) : one that appoints an estate under a power of appointment …   Useful english dictionary

  • Donee — Do*nee , n. [OF. don[ e], F. donn[ e], p. p. See the preceding word.] 1. The person to whom a gift or donation is made. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) Anciently, one to whom lands were given; in later use, one to whom lands and tenements are given in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nominee director — A person who is expected to act in accordance with some understanding or arrangement which creates an obligation or expectation of loyalty to a person other than the company as a whole. For example, in the context of a joint venture this is… …   Law dictionary

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