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προαίρεσις 1 προαιρέομαι

1.a choosing one thing before another, an act of deliberate choice, a purpose, resolution, Plat., etc.:— κατὰ προαίρεσιν on purpose, as one will, Arist.
2.a purpose, plan, or scope of action, a course of life, principle of action, Dem. political language, a deliberate course of action, a policy, id=Dem.:—also, a mode of government, such as an oligarchy, id=Dem.; in pl., τὰς κοινὰς πρ. your public principles, your general policy, id=Dem.
4.a department of government, id=Dem.
5.a political party, id=Dem.

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