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ˈpri tərprae·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. praetor, pretornoun

    an annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic

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  1. Praetor

    Praetor ( PRAY-tər, Classical Latin: [ˈprae̯tɔr]), also pretor, was the title granted by the government of Ancient Rome to a man acting in one of two official capacities: (i) the commander of an army, and (ii) as an elected magistratus (magistrate), assigned to discharge various duties. The functions of the magistracy, the praetura (praetorship), are described by the adjective: the praetoria potestas (praetorian power), the praetorium imperium (praetorian authority), and the praetorium ius (praetorian law), the legal precedents established by the praetores (praetors). Praetorium, as a substantive, denoted the location from which the praetor exercised his authority, either the headquarters of his castra, the courthouse (tribunal) of his judiciary, or the city hall of his provincial governorship.

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  1. praetor

    A praetor is an official title given to a high-ranking public officer or magistrate in ancient Rome. The term was initially used for the two officials serving as the chief justice and chief military commander, next in rank to consuls. Later, the number of praetors increased, and their roles varied from handling legal jurisdiction, governing provinces, conducting investigations, to leading military campaigns.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Praetornoun

    see Pretor

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  1. Praetor

    Praetor was a title granted by the government of Ancient Rome to men acting in one of two official capacities: the commander of an army; or, an elected magistratus, assigned various duties. The functions of the magistracy, the praetura, are described by the adjective: the praetoria potestas, the praetorium imperium, and the praetorium ius, the legal precedents established by the praetores. Praetorium, as a substantive, denoted the location from which the praetor exercised his authority, either the headquarters of his castra, the courthouse of his judiciary, or the city hall of his provincial governorship.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of praetor in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of praetor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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