procurator

Definitions of procurator
  1. noun
    a person authorized to act for another
    synonyms: placeholder, proxy
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    type of:
    agent
    a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
  2. noun
    (ancient Rome) someone employed by the Roman Emperor to manage finance and taxes
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    types:
    Pilate, Pontius Pilate
    the Roman procurator of Judea who ordered that Jesus be crucified (died in AD 36)
    type of:
    administrative official, bureaucrat
    an official of a bureaucracy
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