Delectus
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]

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  • 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 —   n. chrestomathy …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • 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

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