procureur


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procureur

(prɔkyrœr)
n
(Law) a procurator; the chief prosecuting attorney in France (procureur général)
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Porthos's procureur - and that was naturally the successor of Master Coquenard - commenced by slowly unfolding the vast parchment upon which the powerful hand of Porthos had traced his sovereign will.
As to my personal or movable property, so called because it can be moved, as is so well explained by my learned friend the bishop of Vannes - " (D'Artagnan shuddered at the dismal remembrance attached to that name) - the procureur continued imperturbably - "they consist - "
This is why," continued the procureur, "I have left all my property, movable, or immovable, comprised in the above enumerations, to M.
The procureur continued, seconded by the flashing eye of D'Artagnan, which, glancing over the assembly, quickly restored the interrupted silence:
The procureur finished his reading, after which the greater part of those who had come to hear the last will of Porthos dispersed by degrees, many disappointed, but all penetrated with respect.
Alas, alas," murmured he, "if the procureur himself had been at Marseilles I should have been ruined.
And after having assured himself that the prisoner was gone, the deputy procureur hastened to the house of his betrothed.
Colbert, destined for trade, had been clerk in Lyons to a merchant, whom he had quitted to come to Paris in the office of a Chatelet procureur named Biterne.
Monsieur le Procureur du Roi," said Pierrat abruptly, "How shall we begin?
Dernier rebondissement en date, le procureur general du Roi pres la Cour d'appel de Casablanca, Najim Bensami, qui a invite les medias nationaux lundi 12 mars a une conference de presse, a revele que le recours en cassation de la defense de Taoufik Bouachrine contre lui a ete deboute.
Le capitaine de la Fiorentina Davide Astori, decede dans la nuit de samedi a dimanche a l'age de 31 ans, est mort d'un "arret cardio-circulatoire de causes naturelles", a explique dimanche le procureur de la Republique d'Udine (nord).
Le mis en cause a t dfre au procureur de la Rpublique qui a ordonn sa mise en dtention provisoire.