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procuration

noun proc·u·ra·tion \ˌprä-kyə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of PROCURATION

1
a :  the act of appointing another as one's agent or attorney
b :  the authority vested in one so appointed
2
:  the action of obtaining something (as supplies) :  procurement
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Origin of PROCURATION

Middle English procuratioun, from Anglo-French procuration, from Latin procuration-, procuratio, from procurare
First Known Use: 15th century

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