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Meaning of PROCURATOR

Pronunciation:  'prâkyu`reytur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (ancient Rome) someone employed by the Roman emperor to manage finance and taxes
  2. [n]  a person authorized to act for another
 

PROCURATOR is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: placeholder, proxy
 
 See Also: administrative official, agent, bureaucrat

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Proc"u*ra`tor\, n. [L.: cf. F. procurateur. See
{Procure}, and cf. {Proctor}. ]
1. (Law) One who manages another's affairs, either generally
   or in a special matter; an agent; a proctor. --Chaucer.
   Shak.

2. (Rom. Antiq.) A governor of a province under the emperors;
   also, one who had charge of the imperial revenues in a
   province; as, the procurator of Judea.

{Procurator fiscal} (Scots Law), public prosecutor, or
   district attorney.

 

 

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