procurator

noun proc·u·ra·tor \ ˈprä-kyə-ˌrā-tər \

Definition of procurator

1 : one that manages another's affairs : agent
2 : an officer of the Roman empire entrusted with management of the financial affairs of a province and often having administrative powers as agent of the emperor

procuratorial

play \ˌprä-kyə-rə-ˈtȯr-ē-əl\ adjective

Examples of procurator in a Sentence

  1. he was appointed procurator of the church and was responsible for all of the financial arrangements

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First Known Use of procurator

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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