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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The office of an annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic

Usage examples (35)
  • Cicero's praetorship by § 147, 'mea quaestio de pecuniis repetundis.'
  • That was during my praetorship, five years before I was chosen Consul.
  • After 197, candidates for the consulship had to have held the praetorship.
  • Sulla made an effort, swung his mind away from a praetorship he knew was going to prove elusive. for more
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