praetorial
adjective see praetor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • praetorial — adjective of or relating to a Roman praetor praetorial powers • Syn: ↑praetorian, ↑pretorian, ↑pretorial • Pertains to noun: ↑praetor (for: ↑pretorial), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • praetorial — See praetor. * * * …   Universalium

  • praetorial — prae·to·ri·al …   English syllables

  • praetor — praetorial /pree tawr ee euhl, tohr /, adj. /pree teuhr/, n. (in the ancient Roman republic) one of a number of elected magistrates charged chiefly with the administration of civil justice and ranking next below a consul. Also, pretor. [1375… …   Universalium

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  • pretorial — adjective of or relating to a Roman praetor praetorial powers • Syn: ↑praetorian, ↑praetorial, ↑pretorian • Pertains to noun: ↑praetor, ↑praetor (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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, either before it was mustered or more typically in the field, or an elected magistrate assigned duties that varied… …   Wikipedia

  • pre|to|ri|al — «pree TR ee uhl, TOHR », adjective. = praetorial. (Cf. ↑praetorial) …   Useful english dictionary

  • praetor — also pretor noun Etymology: Middle English pretor, from Latin praetor Date: 15th century an ancient Roman magistrate ranking below a consul and having chiefly judicial functions • praetorial adjective • praetorship noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Maximinus (Praetorian Prefect) — Maximinus was a Roman barrister and Praetorian Prefect of the later fourth century AD.OriginsMaximinus was born in Sopianae, Pannonia. His family was of Carpic origin. Maximinus father was an accountant in the provincial government office of… …   Wikipedia

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