persecutor late 15c., from Anglo-Fr. persecutour, from Fr. persécuteur (12c.), from L. persecutorem, agent noun from persequi (see PERSECUTION (Cf. persecution)).

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  • persecutor — PERSECUTÓR, OÁRE, persecutori, oare, s.m. şi f. (Adesea adjectival) Persoană care persecută; prigonitor, asupritor. – Din fr. persécuteur. Trimis de cornel, 12.03.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  PERSECUTÓR adj., s. v. opresor. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007 …   Dicționar Român

  • Persecutor — Per se*cu tor, n. [L.: cf. F. pers[ e]cuteur.] One who persecutes, or harasses. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • persecutor — index bigot Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • persecutor — persecutor, ra adj. Que persigue …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • persecutor — ► adjetivo/ sustantivo Que persigue: ■ despistó a sus persecutores metiéndose por un callejón. SINÓNIMO perseguidor * * * persecutor, ra. adj. Que persigue …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • persecutor — {{#}}{{LM P30036}}{{〓}} {{[}}persecutor{{]}}, {{[}}persecutora{{]}} ‹per·se·cu·tor, to·ra› {{《}}▍ adj./s.{{》}} Que persigue …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • persecutor — persecute ► VERB 1) subject to prolonged hostility and ill treatment. 2) persistently harass or annoy. DERIVATIVES persecution noun persecutor noun. ORIGIN Old French persecuter, from Latin persequi follow with hostility …   English terms dictionary

  • persecutor — noun see persecute …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • persecutor — See persecutee. * * * …   Universalium

  • persecutor — noun A person or thing that persecutes or harasses …   Wiktionary

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