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rogātiō ōnis, f

rogo, a question, interrogation (only as rhetorical figure), C.An asking, prayer, entreaty, request : ego Curtium non modo rogatione sed etiam testimonio tuo diligo.—In public life, an inquiry for the people's will upon a proposed law, reference to populdr vote, proposed law, resolution, bill : quae (rogatio) de Pompeio a Gellio lata est, was introduced : lex, quae omnia iura rogatione delevit: rogationem in Galbam privilegi similem ferre: ad populum, Cs.: ad plebem, L.: rogationem promulgare, S.: suasit rogationem, advocated : intercedere rogationi, oppose : rogationes iubere (opp. antiquare), L.: per vim rogationem perferre, to carry through : rogationis carmen, L.

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