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  1. (historical) The title designating a Roman administrative official whose role changed over time:
    1. (originally) A consul in command of the army.
    2. (after 366 BC) An annually-elected curule magistrate, subordinate to the consuls in provincial administration, and who performed some of their duties; numbering initially only one, later two (either of the praetor urbānus (“urban praetor”) or the praetor peregrīnus (“peregrine praetor”)), and eventually eighteen.
  2. (by extension) A high civic or administrative official, especially a chief magistrate or mayor. Sometimes used as a title.
  3. The title of the chief magistrate, the mayor, and/or the podestà in Palermo, in Verona, and in various other parts of Italy.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “Little is known about him except that he was curule aedile c.67, praetor c.64, and later a pro praetor.”
      “When Caesar was a praetor, he supported a tribune who wanted Pompey recalled to restore order in Rome.”
      “Once again, elections were held for aedile, praetor, quaestor and the other traditional offices of the Republic.”
  1. (historical) The office or term of a praetor. [from 16th c.]
  2. Examples:
    1. “Thereafter came praetorship and consulship, and finally the quinquennial office of censor, the crown of a republican politician's career.”
      “This and his election to a praetorship for 62 established him as a man of power and importance.”
      “Other magistracies, the aedileship and the tribunate of the plebs, might be held between quaestorship and praetorship, but were not obligatory.”
  1. plural of praetorship
  1. plural of praetorian
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The latter had once commanded the praetorians and had been rewarded with the decorations of the consulate.”
      “Though you are one century short from a cohort, you will be known as the storm cohort, as elite as the praetorians in status.”
      “As the Flavians advanced on Rome there were steady desertions from Vitellius' cause, though his praetorians remained loyal.”
  1. plural of praetor
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    1. “Around AD 130 the jurist Salvius Iulianus drafted a standard form of the praetor's edict, which was used by all praetors from that time onwards.”
      “The adaptation of law to new needs was given over to juridical practice, to magistrates, and especially to the praetors.”
      “This created problems for some consuls and praetors, and these magistrates would occasionally have their imperium extended.”
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