Definition for pretor (2 of 2)
Origin of praetor
Related formsprae·to·ri·al [pree-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /priˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/, adjective
Examples from the Web for pretor
The pretor had other duties, but the judex was confined to the single duty to hear and determine.
The Romans issued marriage-licenses, but before doing so a pretor passed on the fitness of the candidates for each other.
In Rome under the Republic there was divided between the pretor and the judex the power to decide controversies.