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- n. An official authorization given by a government to a consul etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A written official recognition of a consul or commercial agent, issued by the government to which he is accredited, and authorizing him to exercise his powers in the place to which he is assigned.
- n. Official recognition or permission.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An authoritative recognition or authentication, as of a document or a right; an official warrant or permission.
- n. The right asserted by secular rulers and by bishops to exclude from their territory or dioceses any papal bulls which they consider injurious.
- n. A written recognition of a person in the character of consul or commercial agent issued by the government to which he is accredited, and authorizing him to exercise his powers.
From Latin exequātur. (Wiktionary)