Probator
Probator Pro*ba"tor, n. [L.] 1. An examiner; an approver. --Maydman. [1913 Webster]

2. (O. Eng. Law) One who, when indicted for crime, confessed it, and accused others, his accomplices, in order to obtain pardon; a state's evidence. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • probator — PROBATÓR, OÁRE, probatori, oare, adj. Care are calitatea de a dovedi ceva, care poate servi drept dovadă; probatoriu (2). – Din fr. probatoire. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 18.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  PROBATÓR adj. v. justificativ. Trimis de siveco,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Probator — Pro|ba|tor der; s, en <aus gleichbed. lat. probator> (veraltet) Prüfer, Kontrolleur …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • probator — pro·ba·tor …   English syllables

  • probator — /prabeytar/ In old English law, strictly, an accomplice in felony who to save himself confessed the fact, and charged or accused any other as principal or accessory, against whom he was bound to make good his charge. It also signified an approver …   Black's law dictionary

  • probator — Also called an approver or prover, –a person who, after having been indicted for treason, or other felony, and arraigned for it, confesses his guilt before pleading guilty or not guilty and accuses the persons who were his accomplices of the same …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • probator — (ˈ)prō|bād.ə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Latin, from probatus + or : approver II …   Useful english dictionary

  • probatoriu — PROBATÓRIU, IE, probatorii, s.n. adj. 1. s.n. Procedură de culegere a probelor (1) în justiţie; totalitatea probelor adunate şi prezentate într un litigiu. 2. adj. Probator. – Din lat. probatorium. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 18.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98… …   Dicționar Român

  • tester — TESTÉR, testere, s.n. 1. Aparat care, introdus în gaura de sondă cu ajutorul garniturii de prăjini de foraj, permite recoltarea unor probe de fluid din straturi posibil saturate cu hidrocarburi, în vederea unor analize. 2. (p. gener.) Orice… …   Dicționar Român

  • Nascent state — State State (st[=a]t), n. [OE. stat, OF. estat, F. [ e]tat, fr. L. status a standing, position, fr. stare, statum, to stand. See {Stand}, and cf. {Estate}, {Status}.] 1. The circumstances or condition of a being or thing at any given time. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Secretary of state — State State (st[=a]t), n. [OE. stat, OF. estat, F. [ e]tat, fr. L. status a standing, position, fr. stare, statum, to stand. See {Stand}, and cf. {Estate}, {Status}.] 1. The circumstances or condition of a being or thing at any given time. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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