Definition of 'power of appointment'
Example sentences containing 'power of appointment'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The president has little power of appointment. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But elected officials often find that the power of appointment is not sufficient to guarantee their political control over the career civil service. Human Resource Management in Government (1995)But when he could, he used his power of appointment to reward his friends and punish his enemies. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)
Definition of power of appointment from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.