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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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(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.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Latin prōcūrātor manager. See procure, -tor]
proc′u•ra`tor•ship`, n.
proc`u•ra•to′ri•al (-yər əˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
administrative official, bureaucrat - an official of a bureaucracy
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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A. Nprocurador(a) m/f
B. CPD Procurator Fiscal N (Scot) → fiscal mf
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n (Hist) → Prokurator m; (Jur: = agent also) → Bevollmächtigte(r) mf
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"Oh, monsieur, procurator's wife or duchess, if she will but loosen her pursestrings, it will be all the same; but she positively answered that she was tired of the exigencies and infidelities of Monsieur Porthos, and that she would not send him a denier."
"Do you say the procurator's wife is old and ugly?"
"Monsieur has promised me not to open his mouth about the procurator's wife, and not to say a word of the wound?"
"May the devil stifle the procurator of the German nation!"
"Everything goes by fours in that shop," cried a third; "the four nations, the four faculties, the four feasts, the four procurators, the four electors, the four booksellers."
"Down with the rector, the electors, and the procurators!" cried Joannes.
"Down with them!" put in little Jehan, as counterpoint; "down with Master Andry, the beadles and the scribes; the theologians, the doctors and the decretists; the procurators, the electors and the rector!"
TWO men have been reported to the Procurator Fiscal in connection with a motorbike crash.
ONE of the organisers of a Scottish independence march was defiant last night after he was reported to the procurator fiscal over allegations he failed to stick to conditions imposed on the rally.
A 53-year-OLDWISHAW man was arrested and reported to the procurator fiscal for alleged drinkdriving and driving without a licence or insurance 10.35am on Friday in a car park in Belhaven Road,Wishaw.
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