general power

Definition of "general power"
  1. A type of authority that enables the holder to act in various situations on behalf of any individual, even benefiting themselves
How to use "general power" in a sentence
  1. The trustee was given a general power of attorney, allowing him to manage affairs not just for the trust but also for his personal gain.
  2. With the general power granted by the principal, the agent engaged in many transactions that ultimately benefited him.
  3. The executor, having general power, made decisions that helped improve his own financial status.

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