Definition of per procurationem in US English:

per procurationem

(also per procuration)


  • With reference to the authorized signing of documents by one person on behalf of another: by the agency of an official agent or attorney, by proxy; by the agency of; also in extended use. Also as adjective Compare "per pro", "procuration".


Early 19th century. In α form from per + procuration. In β form from classical Latin per per + prōcūrātiōnem, accusative of prōcūrātiō. The phrase has not been found in Latin.