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procurator

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin procurator, from prōcūrō (I procure) (English procure). Surface analysis is procure +‎ -ator.

NounEdit

procurator (plural procurators)

  1. A tax collector.
  2. An agent or attorney.
  3. A legal officer who both investigates and prosecutes crimes, found in some inquisitorial legal systems, particularly communist or formerly communist states – see public procurator

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  • OED2

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From prōcūrō (I manage, administer) +‎ -tor.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

prōcūrātor m (genitive prōcūrātoris); third declension

  1. manager, overseer, superintendent
  2. agent, deputy

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative prōcūrātor prōcūrātorēs
genitive prōcūrātoris prōcūrātorum
dative prōcūrātorī prōcūrātoribus
accusative prōcūrātorem prōcūrātorēs
ablative prōcūrātore prōcūrātoribus
vocative prōcūrātor prōcūrātorēs

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