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prefectorial

[pree-fek-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /ˌpri fɛkˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of a prefect:
prefectorial powers.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < Late Latin praefectōri(us) (see prefect, -tory) + -al1
Related forms
subprefectorial, adjective
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  • In principle, prefectorial authorization is necessary to dispose of the water in this way.

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