prefectorial

[ pree-fek-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr- ]
/ ˌpri fɛkˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr- /
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adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of a prefect: prefectorial powers.

Nearby words

  1. prefabrication,
  2. preface,
  3. prefatory,
  4. prefect,
  5. prefect apostolic,
  6. prefectural,
  7. prefecture,
  8. prefecture apostolic,
  9. prefer,
  10. preferable

Origin of prefectorial

1860–65; < Late Latin praefectōri(us) (see prefect, -tory1) + -al1

Related formssub·pre·fec·to·ri·al, adjective

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