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Definition of "procurator" [proc•u•ra•tor]

  • One authorized to manage the affairs of another; an agent. (noun)
  • 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. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "procurator" in a sentence
  • "In recent times the name procurator is often found used for this official."
  • ""The young man with the procurator is a wizard," Tenoctris said without a transition."
  • "Wherefore the Romans that were in Camelodunum sent for aid vnto Catus Decianus the procurator, that is, the emperours agent, treasurer, or receiuer, for in that citie (although it were inhabited by Romans) there was no great garrison of able men."