[pree-suh-pee, pres-uh-] /ˈpri səˌpi, ˈprɛs ə-/
any of various legal writs commanding a defendant to do something or to appear and show why it should not be done.
a written order addressed to the clerk of the court requesting that a writ be issued and specifying its contents.
c.1500 (in Magna Carta in Anglo-Latin), from Latin praecipe, imperative of praecipere “to admonish, enjoin,” from the opening words of such a writ, praecipe quod reddat “enjoin (him) that he render.”
[pree-sip-i-tey-shee-oh] /priˌsɪp ɪˈteɪ ʃiˌoʊ/ noun 1. Meteorology. from a cloud that reaches the surface of the earth (distinguished from ).
[pree-dee-uh l] /ˈpri di əl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or consisting of land or its products; real; landed. 2. arising from or consequent upon the occupation of land. 3. attached to land. /ˈpriːdɪəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to land, farming, etc 2. attached to or occupying land
[pree-fekt] /ˈpri fɛkt/ noun 1. . [pree-fekt] /ˈpri fɛkt/ noun 1. a person appointed to any of various positions of command, authority, or superintendence, as a chief magistrate in ancient Rome or the chief administrative official of a department of France or Italy. 2. Roman Catholic Church. 3. Chiefly British. a praeposter. /ˈpriːfɛkt/ noun 1. […]
[pri-lekt] /prɪˈlɛkt/ verb (used without object) 1. . [pri-lekt] /prɪˈlɛkt/ verb (used without object) 1. to lecture or discourse publicly. /prɪˈlɛkt/ verb 1. (intransitive) (rare) to lecture or discourse in public