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ἄκυ_ρος , ον,
A.without authority, opp. κύριος, hence,
I. of laws, sentences, etc., invalid, unratified, obsolete, “ψήφισμαAnd.1.8; “δίκηPl.Lg.954e; “συνθῆκαιLys.18.15; ἄκυρον ποιεῖν, καταστῆσαι set aside, Pl.Prt.356d, Is.1.21, etc.; νόμοις . χρωμένη not enforcing the laws, Th.3.37. Adv. “-ωςSimp. in Ph.168.10.
II. of persons, having no right or power, “. ποιεῖν τινάX.HG5.3.24; “καθιστάναιLys. 9.19; τινός over a thing, Pl.Tht.169e; “. πάντων . . γενήσεσθεD.19.2 : c. inf., Pl.Lg.929e.
2. of things, ἀκυροτέρα κρίσις less trust-worthy decision, Pl.Tht.178d; . ἀμφορεύς voting urn into which neutral votes were thrown, Sch.Ar.Eq.1150, Poll.8.123; τὰ ἀκυρότερα less important parts of nature, Arist. GA778a1; of bodily members, unimportant, “. μόριονGal.16.540, cf. 18(1).33 (Comp.); impotent, Arist.GA772b28.
III. of words and phrases, used in improper sense, Cic.Fam.16.17.1 (Comp.), Phlp. in Ph.717.12. Adv. “-ρωςStr.12.3.23, Phld.Rh.1.161 S., Hermog.Meth.3, cf. Dam.Pr.7, 306.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (14):
    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 16.17.1
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 1150
    • Demosthenes, On the False Embassy, 2
    • Isaeus, Cleonymus, 21
    • Lysias, On the Confiscation of the Property of the Brother of Nicias, 15
    • Lysias, For the Soldier, 19
    • Plato, Laws, 929e
    • Plato, Laws, 954e
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 169e
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 178d
    • Plato, Protagoras, 356d
    • Strabo, Geography, 12.3.23
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 5.3.24
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.37
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