[pree-fek-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-]
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a prefect: prefectorial powers.

1860–65; < Late Latin praefectōri(us) (see prefect, -tory) + -al1

subprefectorial, adjective Unabridged
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prefect (ˈpriːfɛkt)
1.  (in France, Italy, etc) the chief administrative officer in a department
2.  (in France, etc) the head of a police force
3.  (Brit) a schoolchild appointed to a position of limited power over his fellows
4.  (in ancient Rome) any of several magistrates or military commanders
5.  RC Church Also called: prefect apostolic an official having jurisdiction over a missionary district that has no ordinary
6.  RC Church one of two senior masters in a Jesuit school or college (the prefect of studies and the prefect of discipline or first prefect)
7.  RC Church a cardinal in charge of a congregation of the Curia
[C14: from Latin praefectus one put in charge, from praeficere to place in authority over, from prae before + facere to do, make]

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Example sentences
In principle, prefectorial authorization is necessary to dispose of the water in this way.
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