procuration

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

Definition of procuration 

1a : 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 (such as supplies) : procurement

First Known Use of procuration

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for procuration

Middle English procuratioun, from Anglo-French procuration, from Latin procuration-, procuratio, from procurare

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procuration

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

Legal Definition of procuration 

1 in the civil law of Louisiana : power of attorney

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