prolocutor

  • 1 Prolocutor — Prol o*cu tor, n. [L., from proloqui, p. p. prolocutus, to speak out; pro for + loqui to speak.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who speaks for another. Jeffrey. [1913 Webster] 2. The presiding officer of a convocation. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 prolocutor — index procurator, spokesman Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 PROLOCUTOR — vide supra Praeocutor …

    Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 4 prolocutor — [prō läk′yo͞o tər, prō läk′yətər] n. [L, an advocate < pp. of proloqui, to declare < pro, for + loqui, to speak] 1. a spokesman 2. a chairman …

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  • 5 Prolocutor — A prolocutor is one who speaks for others (Lat. pro , for, and loqui , to speak); specifically the chairman of the lower house of convocation in the two provinces of the Church of England, who presides in that house and acts as representative and …

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  • 6 prolocutor — prolocutorship, n. /proh lok yeuh teuhr/, n. 1. a presiding officer of an assembly; chairperson. 2. Ch. of Eng. the chairperson of the lower house of a convocation. [1400 50; late ME: one who speaks for another < L prolocutor one who speaks out,… …

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  • 7 prolocutor — pro•loc•u•tor [[t]proʊˈlɒk yə tər[/t]] n. 1) a presiding officer; chairperson 2) a spokesperson • Etymology: 1400–50; late ME: one who speaks for another < L prōlocūtor one who speaks out …

    From formal English to slang

  • 8 prolocutor — /pral6k(y)atar/prowlok(y)atar/ In ecclesiastical law, the president or chairman of a convocation. The speaker of the house of lords is called the prolocutor. The office belongs to the lord chancellor by prescription …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 9 prolocutor — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, from pro for + locutor speaker, from loqui to speak Date: 15th century 1. one who speaks for another ; spokesman 2. presiding officer ; chairman …

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  • 10 prolocutor — noun a) A spokesman (person who speaks on behalf of others) b) A chairman of the lower house of a convocation in the Anglican Church …

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  • 11 prolocutor — [ prəʊləˌkju:tə, prɒl , prə(ʊ) lɒkjʊtə] noun 1》 a chairperson of the lower house of convocation in a province of the Church of England. 2》 archaic or formal a spokesman. Origin ME: from L., from prolocut , proloqui speak out , from pro before +… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 12 prolocutor — n. Speaker, spokesman, chairman …

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  • 13 prolocutor — pro·loc·u·tor …

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  • 14 prolocutor — /proʊˈlɒkjətə/ (say proh lokyuhtuh) noun a presiding officer of an assembly; a chairperson. {Latin} –prolocutorship, noun …

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  • 15 prolocutor —   n. presiding officer; chair, especially of lower house of convocation …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 16 prolocutor — (Ecclesiastical.) The presiding officer in a convocation or assembly of the English clergy …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 17 prolocutor — n. 1 Eccl. the chairperson esp. of the lower house of convocation of either province of the Church of England. 2 a spokesman. Derivatives: prolocutorship n. Etymology: ME f. L f. proloqui prolocut (as PRO (1), loqui speak) …

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  • 19 General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada — Anglican PortalThe General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada is the chief governing and legislative body of the Anglican Church of Canada (ACC), the sole Canadian representative of the Anglican Communion. The first General Synod session was… …

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  • 20 Duration of English Parliaments before 1660 — This article augments the List of Parliaments of England to be found elsewhere (see link below) and to precede Duration of English, British and United Kingdom Parliaments from 1660, with additional information which could not be conveniently… …

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