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  • praetor praetor  /ˈpri tər/ ?  an annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic

    praetor meaning(s) 

    • (n) an annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic

    praetor usage(s)

    1. The praetor handed the woman his sword and asked her to sheathe it while he moved the scabbard.
    2. During the next 20 years, Caesar climbed nimbly up the Roman ladder of state officesquaestor, aedile, praetor, consul.
  • praetorial praetorial  /pri ˈtɔ rɪəl/ ?  of or relating to a Roman praetor
  • praetorian praetorian  /pri ˈtɔ ri ən/ ?  a member of the Praetorian Guard
  • praetorian guard praetorian guard  a member of the Praetorian Guard
  • praetorium praetorium  /pri ˈtɔ rɪəm/ ?  the tent of an ancient Roman general
  • praetorship praetorship  /ˈpri tə ʃɪp/ ?  the office of praetor
  • prag prag  the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic in the western part of the country;…
  • pragmatic pragmatic  /præɡ ˈmæ tɪk/ ?  an imperial decree that becomes part of the fundamental law of…
  • pragmatic sanction pragmatic sanction  an imperial decree that becomes part of the fundamental law of…
  • pragmatical pragmatical  /præɡ ˈmæ tɪ kəl/ ?  of or concerning the theory of pragmatism
  • pragmatically pragmatically  /præɡ ˈmæ tɪ kə li/ ?  in a realistic manner
  • pragmatics pragmatics  the study of language use
  • pragmatism pragmatism  /ˈpræɡ mə ˌtɪ zəm/ ?  (philosophy) the doctrine that practical consequences are the…
  • pragmatist pragmatist  /ˈpræɡ mə tɪst/ ?  an adherent of philosophical pragmatism
  • prague prague  /ˈprɑɡ/ ?  the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic in the western part of…
  • praha praha  the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic in the western part of the country;…
  • praia praia  the capital of Cape Verde on Sao Tiago Island
  • prairia sabbatia prairia sabbatia  prairie herb with solitary lilac-colored flowers
  • prairial prairial  ninth month of the Revolutionary calendar (May and June); the month of meadows
  • prairie prairie  /ˈprɛ ri/ ?  a treeless grassy plain
  • prairie anemone prairie anemone  short hairy perennial with early spring blue-violet or lilac flowers;…
  • prairie aster prairie aster  violet-flowered perennial aster of central United States having solitary…
  • prairie berry prairie berry  weedy nightshade with silvery foliage and violet or blue or white flowers;…
  • prairie bird's-foot trefoil prairie bird's-foot trefoil  North American annual with red or rose-colored flowers
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