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Delectus — De*lec tus, n. [L., selection, from deligere, delectum, to select.] A name given to an elementary book for learners of Latin or Greek. G. Eliot. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Delectus — (lat.), Auswahl, Werbung, s.d … Pierer's Universal-Lexikon
delectus — index choice (alternatives offered), choice (decision), selection (choice) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
delectus — də̇ˈlektəs noun ( es) Etymology: Latin, selection, from delectus, past participle of deligere to choose out, select, from de + ligere (from legere to gather) more at legend : a book of selected passages especially for learners of Latin or Greek … Useful english dictionary
delectus — (лат.) выборка … Словарь ботанических терминов
delectus — de·lec·tus … English syllables
delectus personae — de·lec·tus per·son·ae /di lek təs pər sō nē, dā lek tu̇s per sō nī/ n [Latin, choice of person]: the selection of a person satisfactory to oneself for a position (as of partner) involving trust and confidence in the other s character, capacities … Law dictionary
delectus personae — A choice or selection of the person. Kingman v Spurr, 24 Mass (7 Pick) 235, 238. The doctrine of delectus personae applies to the selection of a natural person in whose integrity and confidence the donor of a power confides and has no application … Ballentine's law dictionary
delectus personarum — A selection or choice of persons. See delectus personae … Ballentine's law dictionary
delectus personae — pə(r)ˈsō(ˌ)nē, ˌnī noun Etymology: Latin, choice of person : the selection of a person satisfactory to oneself for a position involving trust and confidence in the other s character, capacities, or responsibility used in the phrase right of… … Useful english dictionary