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prae-rŏgo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a.
I. To ask before another, to ask first: “sententias, non more atque ordine, sed prout libuisset, praerogabat,Suet. Aug. 35.—
II. To pay beforehand or in advance: “pensionem,Dig. 19, 2, 19: “expensas,Cod. Just. 10, 31, 20.— Hence, praerŏgātus , a, um, P. a., asked before (class.): “cujus in honore non unius tribus pars, sed comitia tota comitiis fuerint praerogata,Cic. Planc. 20, 49 (al. praerogativa): lex, proposed previously, Cod. 16, 11, 1.
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