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προξενέω 1 2 3 4 be any one's πρόξενος, διὰ τὸ προξενεῖν ὑμῶν because he is your πρόξενος, Xen.; πρ. τῶν πρέσβεων to act as πρ. to the envoys of a friendly State, Dem.:—generally, to be one's protector, patron, Eur.
II.from the duties of a πρόξενος (signf. II), manage or effect anything for another, id=Eur.; πρ. θράσος to lend daring, Soph.; πρ. τιμήν τινι to procure it for him, Plut.:—also in bad sense, πρ. κίνδυνόν τινι to put danger upon one, Xen.:—also, c. dat. et inf., πρ. τινὶ ὁρᾶν to be the means of his seeing, Soph.; πρ. τινὶ καταλῦσαι βίον to grant one to die, Xen.:—also, πρ. τινί to be one's guide, Soph. introduce or recommend to another, Plat., Dem.

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