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1. One who is authorized to act on behalf of another; an agent.
2. An employee of the Roman emperor in civil affairs, especially in finance and taxes, in management of imperial estates and properties, and in governing minor provinces.
[Middle English procuratour, from Old French, from Latin prōcūrātor, from prōcūrāre, to take care of; see procure.]
proc′u·ra·to′ri·al (-yər-ə-tôr′ē-əl) adj.
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1. (Historical Terms) (in ancient Rome) a civil official of the emperor's administration, often employed as the governor of a minor province or as a financial agent
2. (Law) rare a person engaged and authorized by another to manage his affairs
[C13: from Latin: a manager, from prōcūrāre to attend to]
procuracy, ˈprocuˌratorship n
procuratorial, procuratory adj
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proc•u•ra•tor(ˈprɒk yəˌreɪ tər)
1. (in ancient Rome) any of various imperial agents with fiscal or administrative powers, esp. in a province.
2. an agent, attorney, etc., employed to manage one's affairs.
proc`u•ra•to′ri•al (-yər əˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-) adj.
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|Noun||1.||procurator - a person authorized to act for another|
agent - a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
|2.||procurator - (ancient Rome) someone employed by the Roman Emperor to manage finance and taxes|
capital of Italy, Eternal City, Italian capital, Rome, Roma - capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire
Pilate, Pontius Pilate - the Roman procurator of Judea who ordered that Jesus be crucified (died in AD 36)
antiquity - the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
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n (Hist) → Prokurator m; (Jur: = agent also) → Bevollmächtigte(r) mf
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