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A praetor is 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, then the praetor would act as consul.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 McKay, John P.; Bennett D. Hill and John Buckler (2006). A History of Western Society. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. ISBN 0-618-52266-2.