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Procuration


PRO'CURA'TION, noun [Latin procuratio. See Procure.]

1. The act of procuring. [Procurement is generally used.]

2. The management of another's affairs.

3. The instrument by which a person is empowered to transact the affairs of another.

4. A sum of money paid to the bishop or archdeacon by incumbents, on account of visitations; called also proxy.