A legal officer who both investigates and prosecutes crimes, found in some inquisitorial legal systems, particularly communist or formerly communist states - see public procurator.
Other Word Forms of Procurator
Origin of Procurator
Middle English procuratour from Old French from Latin prōcūrātor from prōcūrāre to take care of procure
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Borrowed from Latin procurator, from prōcÅ«rō (“I procure") (English procure). Surface analysis is procure +"Ž -ator.
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