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procuration

Syllabification: proc·u·ra·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌpräkyəˈrāSHən
 
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Definition of procuration in English:

noun

Law , dated
1The appointment, authority, or action of an attorney.
Example sentences
  • Holding of investment property for rent including marketing and procuration of tenancies.
  • In the initial interviews, Albert spoke very little and only through third parties, as if he only existed by procuration.
  • The words per pro may, in effect, constitute a red flag, as they indicate to the bank that the employee acts by procuration and that there is, therefore, a possibility of an abuse of authority.
1.1 archaic The action of procuring or obtaining something.

Origin

late Middle English: via Old French from Latin procuratio(n-), from procurare 'attend to, take care of' (see procure).

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