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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who assumes or takes something for granted as the basis of an argument; (Roman Catholic Church) someone who proposes or pleads for a candidate for beatification or canonization.

Usage examples (30)
  • The Vatican named Father Mode as "postulator," or promoter of the cause, and a tribunal was established to interview witnesses to Father Capodanno's life.
  • It is something more, namely, a postulator of new facts as well. 508, emphasis in original
  • "They tell me you were working on a document to commemorate the relics you found," said the postulator.
  • The postulator of the Saint's cause had aged so greatly that Francis recognized him only with difficulty at close range. for more
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