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prae•tor



Pronunciation: (prē'tur), [key]
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.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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