Definition of procurator fiscal noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

procurator fiscal

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌprɒkjureɪtə ˈfɪskl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌprɑːkjəreɪtər ˈfɪskl//
 
(pl. procurators fiscal)
 
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(in Scotland) a public official whose job is to decide whether people who are suspected of a crime should be brought to trial