Meaning of procuration

proc•u•ra•tion

Pronunciation: (prok"yu-rā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of obtaining or getting; procurement.
  2. the act of procuring prostitutes.
  3. the appointment of a procurator, agent, or attorney.
  4. the authority given.
  5. a document whereby the authority is given.
  6. management for another; agency.
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