proc·​u·​ra·​tor | \ ˈprä-kyə-ˌrā-tər How to pronounce procurator (audio) \

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

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procuratorial \ ˌprä-​kyə-​rə-​ˈtȯr-​ē-​əl How to pronounce procuratorial (audio) \ adjective

Examples of procurator in a Sentence

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

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Moving forward requires that the group shell out as much as $7,000, which includes a filing fee and the cost of hiring a procurator-advocate, who will argue the case on the group’s behalf. Jordan Otero Sisson, Courant Community, "Glastonbury Parishioners Fundraise To Fight Merger," 26 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of procurator

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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concealment of treason or felony

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