AskDefine | Define procurator

Dictionary Definition



1 a person authorized to act for another [syn: proxy, placeholder]
2 (ancient Rome) someone employed by the Roman emperor to manage finance and taxes

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. A tax collector.
  2. An agent or attorney.


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Extensive Definition

Procurator may refer to:
In Historical uses
In the United Kingdom
In Communist states
In other uses
procurator in German: Prokurator
procurator in Hebrew: פרומגיסטראט
procurator in Dutch: Procurator
procurator in Russian: Прокуратор
procurator in Swedish: Prokurator
procurator in Chinese: 資深長官

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

MC, advocate, agent, alter ego, alternate, amicus curiae, attorney, attorney-at-law, backup, backup man, bailiff, barrister, barrister-at-law, butler, champion, counsel, counselor, counselor-at-law, croupier, curator, custodian, deputy, dummy, emcee, executive officer, exponent, factor, figurehead, friend at court, guardian, housekeeper, intercessor, landreeve, lawyer, legal adviser, legal counselor, legal expert, legal practitioner, legalist, librarian, lieutenant, locum, locum tenens, majordomo, master of ceremonies, mouthpiece, paranymph, pinch hitter, pleader, proctor, proxy, representative, sea lawyer, second in command, secondary, self-styled lawyer, seneschal, solicitor, stand-in, steward, substitute, surrogate, understudy, utility man, vicar, vicar general, vice, vicegerent
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