1The appointment, authority, or action of an attorney.
- ‘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.’
- 1.1archaic The action of procuring or obtaining something.
Late Middle English: via Old French from Latin procuratio(n-), from procurare attend to, take care of (see procure).
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.