a person who relates or tells; narrator.
a private person on whose suggestion or complaint certain writs, as a quo warranto, are issued and whose position is analogous to that of a plaintiff.
a party in interest who is allowed to institute a proceeding in the name of a public official when the right to sue rests exclusively in that official.

1585–95; < Latin relātor a proposer, mover. See relate, -tor

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relator (rɪˈleɪtə)
1.  a person who relates a story; narrator
2.  English law a person who gives information upon which the attorney general brings an action
3.  (US) law a person who institutes proceedings by criminal information or quo warranto

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Relator's mere presence is not determinative-his actions while present are.
Relator's tenth grade education allows the commission to reasonably reach that conclusion.
Relator has provided no evidence to support such a limited reading of its authorization.
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