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Widerrufenden

English translation: one who repeals

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German term or phrase:Widerrufenden
English translation:one who repeals
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22:24 Jan 7, 2003
German to English translations [PRO]
Law (general) / Legal
German term or phrase: Widerrufenden
I am not sure I understand this sentence: "Der Widerruf eines Vollmachtgebers laesst die Vollmacht nur fuer den Widerrufenden erloeschen".
Denise Boehning
United States
Local time: 12:32
one who repeals
Explanation:
here is a variety on the theme:
one who makes the repeal
one who revokes

You would not say revoker or any such variation
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ezbounty@aol.co
Local time: 10:32
Grading comment
I agree with you since revoker sounds strange and I believe you translation is more clear. Thanks
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Summary of answers provided
4 +2revoker, retractor
Johannes Gleim
5revoking principalMarta Swymelar-Vanech
4one who repealsezbounty@aol.co
4A revocation of a power of attorney by its grantor extinguishes the
Dr. Fred Thomson


  

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revoker, retractor


Explanation:
the revoking person
widerrufen = to revoke (auch Jur), to withdraw, to cancel
(Aussage, Geständnis, Behauptung) to retract (auch Jur)

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Note added at 2003-01-07 22:37:02 (GMT)
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the revocation of the principal lets expire the power of attorney only for the revoker


    Collins German Dictionary
Johannes Gleim
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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agree  swisstell
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agree  Marta Swymelar-Vanech
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one who repeals


Explanation:
here is a variety on the theme:
one who makes the repeal
one who revokes

You would not say revoker or any such variation


ezbounty@aol.co
Local time: 10:32
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 11
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I agree with you since revoker sounds strange and I believe you translation is more clear. Thanks
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A revocation of a power of attorney by its grantor extinguishes the


Explanation:
power of attorney only with respect to the revoker.
I believe this carries the meaning, but I find the sentence to be somewhat cryptic.

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Note added at 2003-01-07 23:48:18 (GMT)
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OR: . . . only with resepct to the revoking person. (as suggested above)

Dr. Fred Thomson
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
revoking principal


Explanation:
agree with Johannes, with slight revisions to the translated sentence: Revocation by one principal terminates the power of attorney only for the revoking principal.

widerrufen: to withdraw, revoke, retract, countermand per Romain

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Note added at 2003-01-08 00:18:49 (GMT) Post-grading
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Be careful - a power of attorney is revoked, not repealed.

Marta Swymelar-Vanech
United States
Local time: 12:32
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