apparent agent

Definition of "apparent agent"
  1. A representative who seems to be authorized to act for another person or entity because of their behavior or circumstances, though they may not have formal or explicit authority
How to use "apparent agent" in a sentence
  1. The company was held accountable for the actions of the apparent agent because they inadvertently demonstrated to third parties that the agent had power to act on their behalf.
  2. Despite not having direct authority from the principal, the apparent agent entered into a contract, leaving the principal obliged to honor it.
  3. The apparent agent made promises to the client, leading the client to believe they had the authority to make such commitments.

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