[pree-fek-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-]
- of, relating to, or characteristic of a prefect: prefectorial powers.
Origin of prefectorial
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Betteridge got a lecture on military discipline and on prefectorial dignity.
Within a week he would finish his plan of prefectorial changes.His Excellency the Minister
He was right, except that the headmaster took the matter out of the prefectorial hands and soundly flogged the culprits himself.Haviland's Chum
The prefectorial dignity seemed in a way to descend on Gordon; just then life was very good.
But probably the prefectorial dignity would have been sufficient, if you hadn't smashed it up.