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procurator

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprocuratorpro‧cu‧ra‧tor /ˈprɒkjəreɪtə $ ˈprɑːkjəreɪtər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 an official with legal powers, especially in the former Soviet Union, the Roman Catholic Church or the ancient Roman Empire 🔊 the Procurator General of the Ukraine2 procurator fiscal
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procuratorThis records the restoration of a principia by Naevius, an assistant procurator, in the early third century.Tashkent's deputy chief of police and the deputy city procurator allegedly watched the attack but did not intervene to stop it.However, procurators fiscal hardly ever take advantage of this power.All prosecutions are undertaken by the public prosecutor, the Lord Advocate, or his subordinates, the procurators fiscal.Police said that a report on the crash would go to the procurator fiscal at Ayr.Police said one man had been charged with breach of the peace and a report was being sent to the procurator fiscal.The procurator fiscal has a wide measure of autonomy, both in a discretion whether to prosecute and in choosing the charges.
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