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A praetor was a person who served as a judge in Ancient Rome during the time of the Roman Republic.[1] Also, when a Roman consul was away, the praetor would act as consul.[1] Praetors were officials in Rome that were responsible for rendering justice. Some of them could also be responsible for the administration of a province.[2]

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