procuration

[prok-yuh-rey-shuhn]
noun
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.
Archaic. management for another; agency.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English procuracion < Latin prōcūrātiōn- (stem of prōcūrātiō) management, equivalent to prōcūrāt(us) (past participle of prōcūrāre to take care of; see procure) + -iōn- -ion

nonprocuration, noun

procuration, procurement.
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procuration (ˌprɒkjʊˈreɪʃən)
 
n
1.  the act of procuring
2.  law
 a.  the appointment of an agent, procurator, or attorney
 b.  the office, function, or authority of such an official
 c.  See also power of attorney the formal written authority given to such an official
3.  criminal law the offence of procuring women for immoral purposes
4.  archaic the management of another person's affairs

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They arrested the brothel manager and charged him with procuration, but he was later released.
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