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πολυπραγμ-ονέω , Ion. πολυπρηγμ- , pf.
A.πεπολυπραγμόνηκαPhld.Sign.33:—to be busy about many things, μὴ πολυπραγμόνει take no trouble about it, Pherecr. 154; “π. τὰς αἰτίας ἐρευνῶνταςPl.Lg.821a; περί τι ib.952d; “περί τιναPhld.Ind.Sto.22; “ὑπὲρ σοῦPl.Tht.184e.
2. mostly in bad sense, to be a meddlesome, inquisitive busybody, Ar.Pl.913, etc.; “τὰ αὑτοῦ πράττειν καὶ μὴ π.Pl.R.433a: c.acc., “τὰ ὀθνεῖαDemocr.80; interfere,εἰς τιIG5(1).1208.24 (Gythium).
b. esp. meddle in state affairs, intrigue, Hdt.3.15, X.An.5.1.15.
3. c. acc., to be curious after, inquire closely into,ἀλλότρια κακάMen.Mon.583, cf. Plb.3.38.2; “οἱ τὰ φαινόμενα πεπολυπραγμονηκότεςId.9.15.7; “τὰ μετέωρα π.Diog.Oen.3, etc.:—Pass., Plb.12.27.4.
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