In Sicily, no brief was published without receiving the exequatur of the viceroy.
And the exequatur can be withdrawn for personal reasons at any moment.
The United States commercial agents are appointed by the president, and usually receive an exequatur.
I have here my government's exequatur confirming you as Terrestrial consul-general to Yill.
This exequatur, called in Turkey a barat, may be revoked at any time at the discretion of the government where he resides.
He has been received as secretary, but his exequatur as consul-general has thus far been withheld.
But there were great difficulties between the United States and France; he could not obtain his exequatur.
Eventually the American Government revoked his exequatur, and he made a semi-state return to England in a man-of-war.
I did this, with the result that the obstacle was removed and the exequatur issued.
The exequatur may be revoked by the state issuing it, if the conduct of the holder be displeasing to the state.