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EtymologyEdit

Anglo-Norman procuratour, from Latin prōcūrātor, from prōcūrō ‎(I procure) (English procure). Equivalent to procure +‎ -ator.

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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
  4. (Ancient Rome) The governor of a small imperial province.

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EtymologyEdit

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

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prōcūrātor m ‎(genitive prōcūrātoris); third declension

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

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative prōcūrātor prōcūrātōrēs
genitive prōcūrātōris prōcūrātōrum
dative prōcūrātōrī prōcūrātōribus
accusative prōcūrātōrem prōcūrātōrēs
ablative prōcūrātōre prōcūrātōribus
vocative prōcūrātor prōcūrātōrēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • procurator in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • procurator in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • PROCURATOR in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • procurator in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • procurator in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • procurator in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
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