procuratorate

procurator

[prok-yuh-rey-ter]
noun
1.
Roman History. any of various imperial officials with fiscal or administrative powers.
2.
a cellarer.
3.
a person, as a deputy, attorney, or agent, employed to manage the affairs of another.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English < Latin prōcūrātor manager. See procuration, -tor

procuratorate, procuratorship, noun
procuratorial [prok-yer-uh-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-] , procuratory, adjective
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procurator (ˈprɒkjʊˌreɪtə)
 
n
1.  (in ancient Rome) a civil official of the emperor's administration, often employed as the governor of a minor province or as a financial agent
2.  rare a person engaged and authorized by another to manage his affairs
 
[C13: from Latin: a manager, from prōcūrāre to attend to]
 
procuracy
 
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'procuratorship
 
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procuratorial
 
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procuratory
 
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