exequatur

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin exequātur.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

exequatur (plural exequaturs)

  1. An official authorization given by a government to a consul etc.
    • 1982, Lawrence Durrell, Constance, Faber & Faber 2004 (Avignon Quintet), p. 716:
      I must briefly visit Sweden and if possible Paris. I hope to get the necessary exequatur this week for both [...].

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

exequātur

  1. third-person singular present active subjunctive of exequor