procuration

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proc·u·ra·tion

 (prŏk′yə-rā′shən)
n.
1. The act or an instance of procuring.
2. Law
a. The appointment of an agent.
b. The agent so appointed.

procuration

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

proc•u•ra•tion

(ˌprɒk yəˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
1.
a. the act of appointing a procurator to manage one's affairs.
b. a document granting and stipulating such authority.
2. the act of obtaining something; procurement.
3. the act of procuring prostitutes.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin]
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Luego, cuando los prometidos alcanzaban la edad casadera (18), una comitiva de representantes de la familia del novio viajaba al lugar donde residia la novia, a fin de celebrar los esponsales per procurationem.
Una vez celebrada la boda per procurationem, un imponente cortejo, en el que figuran los hermanos de Ippolita (Galeazzo Maria y Ludovico), se pone en marcha en el mes de junio en direccion a Napoles, donde habria de celebrarse la ceremonia nupcial.
La boda per procurationem se celebro en Napoles el 1 de noviembre de 1472, representando Ugolotto Facino al duque de Ferrara.