actio praetoria

An action under the Roman law brought by the praetor.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • actio praetoria — /aekshiyow pratoriya/ A praetorian action; one introduced by the praetor, as distinguished from the more ancient actio civilis (q.v.) …   Black's law dictionary

  • Praetor — was a title granted by the government of Ancient Rome to men acting in one of two official capacities: the commander of an army, either before it was mustered or more typically in the field, or an elected magistrate assigned duties that varied… …   Wikipedia

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