Definition of Pretors

1. Noun. (plural of pretor) ¹



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Definition of Pretors

1. pretor [n] - See also: pretor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pretors

pretibial
pretilt
pretilts
pretoddler
pretoddlers
pretoir
pretold
pretonic
pretor
pretores
pretorial
pretorian
pretorians
pretorium
pretoriums
pretors (current term)
pretorship
pretorships
pretour
pretournament
pretours
pretrain
pretrained
pretraining
pretrains
pretransaction
pretransitional
pretranslation
pretranslations
pretranslator

Literary usage of Pretors

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1827)
"This ancient prerogative of the Roman kings, was transferred, in their respective offices, to the consuls and dictators, the censors and pretors; ..."

2. Memoirs of the court of Augustus (Continued and completed by J.Mills). by Thomas Blackwell, John Mills (1753)
"M. BRUTUS and C. CASSIUS pretors, to M. ANTONY ... how it can be endured, that pretors may not declare by Ediff, That for the fake- of Peace, and the public ..."

3. The History of Nations by Henry Cabot Lodge (1906)
"The consuls for the year were often induced to abdicate to make room for other men; moreover the number of pretors was raised from eight to sixteen, ..."

4. Livy by Livy (1834)
"At last, the interest of the absent pretors was overpowered, and a decree of the senate passed, that ' the- pretors should enlist four thousand Roman foot, ..."

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