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How to use pretor in a sentence
In Rome under the Republic there was divided between the pretor and the judex the power to decide controversies.
However, a man could put away his wife at will, and by recording the fact with the nearest pretor, the act was legalized.
The Romans issued marriage-licenses, but before doing so a pretor passed on the fitness of the candidates for each other.
The pretor had other duties, but the judex was confined to the single duty to hear and determine.