procuration[präk′yo̵̅o̅ rā′s̸hən, -yə-]
- Obsolete management of another's affairs
- power of attorney
- the act of granting power of attorney
- the act of procuring
Origin of procurationMiddle English procuracion ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin procuratio
- The act or an instance of procuring.
- Law a. The appointment of an agent.b. The agent so appointed.
- The act of procuring; procurement.
- The management of another's affairs.
- The instrument by which a person is empowered to transact the affairs of another; a proxy.
- A sum of money formerly paid to the bishop or archdeacon, now to the ecclesiastical commissioners, by an incumbent, as a commutation for entertainment at the time of visitation; called also proxy.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Websterâ€™s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.