ostensible agent

Definition of "ostensible agent"
  1. A person who seems to have the authority to represent another
How to use "ostensible agent" in a sentence
  1. The ostensible agent signed the contract on behalf of the company.
  2. Because he was acting as the ostensible agent, everyone believed he could make the deal.
  3. Despite not having formal authority, he was treated as an ostensible agent.

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