Definition of procuration in English:

procuration

noun

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  • 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. 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

/ˌpräkyəˈrāSHən/