Proc`u*ra"tion (?) n. [L. procuratio: cf. F. procuration. See Procure.]
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.
4. Ch. of Eng.
A sum of money paid formerly 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.
Procuration money Law, money paid for procuring a loan. Blackstone.
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