Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.

Etymologies

From Latin exequātur. (Wiktionary)

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