Definición de scrivener en inglés:

scrivener

Saltos de línea: scriv|en¦er
Pronunciación: /ˈskrɪv(ə)nə
 
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sustantivo

historical
  • 1A clerk, scribe, or notary.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • His father, a scrivener, had rebelled against his father's Catholicism to become an Anglican (and been disinherited for his apostasy).
    • It is also not clear why, occasionally, the scrivener found it necessary to record the family connections for some men while not so at other times.
    • The first entry made by the scrivener for the town of Braga in northern Portugal, on Saturday, 5 February 1569, refers to a petition before the municipal council from Ilena Piriz.
  • 2A person who invested money at interest for clients and lent funds to those who wanted to raise money on security.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Note also that the scrivener recorded the trade for the male applicant but not for the two female.
    • Occasionally, courts admitted shopbooks as evidence but the exception normally was narrowly applied to circumstances in which the scrivener was not available to testify.
    • That was quite a concession, given that they wanted the intent of the erroneous scrivener to prevail in interpretation.

Origen

Middle English (in sense 1): shortening of Old French escrivein, from Latin scriba (see scribe). sense 2 dates from the early 17th century.

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