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προαιρ-έω , fut.
A.-ήσωBabr.108.26: aor. προεῖλον:—bring forth, produce from one's stores, προαιρούσαις λαθεῖν (prob. l.) “ἄλφιτον, ἔλαιον κτλ.Ar.Th.419; “ἰσχάδαςPherecr. 68; “τὸν σῖτον . . ἐντεῦθεν προαιροῦντας πωλεῖνTh.8.90; “ἐκ τοῦ ταμιείουThphr.Char.4.6, cf. Men.Sam.15, Luc.Rh.Pr.17, Babr.1.c.
II. mostly Med., late impf. “ἐπροῃρούμηνPh.1.72 codd.: fut. -αιρήσομαι: aor. -ειλόμην: pf. Pass. (in med. sense) -ῄρημαι (v. infr.):—take away first for oneself, [“ἀστραγάλους] ἐκ φορμίσκωνPl.Ly.206e; remove,Ῥωμαίων τὰς ἀφορμάςPlb.16.29.1.
b. elect previously,τινὰς ἐκ τοῦ πλήθουςArist.Pol.1298b27 (s.v.l.); “προελομένου τοῦ δήμου θεωρούςInscr.Prien.108.152 (ii B.C.).
4. c. inf., choose deliberately to do, Lys.30.31, Pl.Demod.381b, Arist.Pol.1315a26, IG 22.448.53; “π. τὸ κατεπεῖγον μᾶλλον πράττειν . .X.Mem.2.1.2.
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    • Polybius, Histories, 16.29.1
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