Definition of procuration in English:

procuration

noun

mass nounLaw
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  • 1The appointment, authority, or action of an attorney.

    • ‘Holding of investment property for rent including marketing and procuration of tenancies.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘In the initial interviews, Albert spoke very little and only through third parties, as if he only existed by procuration.’
    1. 1.1archaic 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).

Pronunciation

procuration

/ˌprɒkjʊˈreɪʃ(ə)n/