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Provisor meaning

Provisor - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. One who provides; a purveyor.
  2. 2. The purveyor, steward, or treasurer of a religious house.
  3. 3. One who is regularly inducted into a benefice. See Provision, 5.
  4. 4. One who procures or receives a papal provision. See Provision, 6.

Provisor - examples of usage

  1. The whole way it lay through the lands of the provisor, all wild, waste, and desolate, and showing the fatal effects of accumulation in the hands of large landed proprietors. - "Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I.", John L. Stephens.
  2. St. Juan de Ribera would not demand the punishment of his slanderers; but the procurator- fiscal being informed that Onuphrius Gacet, a member of the college, was the principal author of the intrigue, denounced him to the provisor and vicar- general of the archbishop. - "The History of the Inquisition of Spain from the Time of its Establishment to the Reign of Ferdinand VII.", Juan Antonio Llorente.
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