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Synonyms for Praetorian

ruthlessly seeking personal advantage

Synonyms for Praetorian

a member of the Praetorian Guard

of or relating to a Roman praetor

characteristic of or similar to the corruptible soldiers in the Praetorian Guard with respect to corruption or political venality


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Concession of cultural service, for 30 years starting from the reception of the works on the property, to be performed at the portion of the Praetorian Palace.
An OIR spokesperson says the agreements with American Security and Praetorian, mean that 90 percent of the Florida FPI market will be covered by new reforms.
on admission of a further 6,566,020 Praetorian ordinary shares that
I find the insistence on Welsh language education by the inhabitants of Cardiff Bay, who sees themselves, mistakenly as, the Praetorian Guard of Wales, shocking.
In between are 50 units selected from round the world: Rome's Praetorian Guard, the Knights Templar, the Aztecs' Military Orders, the Zulu Imps, the French Foreign Legion, the Gurkhas, British Paratroopers and Royal Marines and the US's Green Berets.
We have made great strides this year in terms of our production values and our ability to create compelling content,” said Lori Fomby, Executive Producer for Praetorian Group.
300), the Praetorian Prefects became administrators of the empire's four prefectures, with Egypt's head being the separate Praefectus Augustalis, indicating that the prefect governed in the name of the august emperor.
Wander around Koper's old town and admire the Praetorian Palace, seat of the city's governor during the Venetian Republic.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, June 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Praetorian, a provider of diverse business lines that include logistics and supply chain management services to commercial and defense organizations, has contracted with Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Savi Technology to leverage Savi's existing wireless cargo tracking network in Pakistan.
They tend to make no commitment about returning power to civilians and engage in more extensive repression than Praetorian Guardians.
lt;p>The number-two router vendor isn't releasing a public security advisory on any of the bugs -- that information is available to registered customers only -- but the problem is now being patched by telecommunications companies that use Juniper's high-end routers, according to security consultancy Praetorian Prefect.
These include the Persian Immortals of Darius; the Spartans of King Leonidas, the Roman Praetorian Guard, the Ninja, the Mongol Hordes, the Prussian Guard, the Stonewall Brigade, the Gurkas, the Green Berets, the U.
During the course of his career, Anselmo has worked in management roles for several insurance companies, including AAIC, AIU, KPMG Insurance, Clarendon Insurance Group, Praetorian Financial Group, and QBE Specialty Insurance.
One million shares were placed with Praetorian Offshore Ltd.