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προκατ-έχω ,
A.hold or gain possession of beforehand, preoccupy,τὴν πόλινTh.4.105; “τὸ ἄκρονX.HG5.4.59; “τὸν διάπλουνPlb.1.61.1; “τὰς παρόδουςPlu.Nic. 26; “διὰ τὸ προκατεσχῆσθαι φρουρᾷ [τὴν ἄκρανPlb.8.31.1: simply, occupy,ὃν προκατεῖχε τόπονAel.Tact.25.7:—Med., hold down before oneself,προκατέσχετο χερσὶ καλύπτρηνh.Cer.197: metaph. in Pass., to be prejudiced,π. εὐνοίᾳPlb.8.31.3,27.4.9, cf. 9.31.2; “διαβολαῖςPhalar.Ep.56.
2. Pass., to be predetermined,ὑφ᾽ ἑτέρας αἰτίαςDiogenian.Epicur.3.60.
II. intr., to be superior,ταῖς ἡλικίαις καὶ ταῖς δόξαιςPlb.27.15.7; ἀγέλης to be leaders of the herd, of bulls, Jul. Or.6.200d.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 2 to Demeter, 197
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.105
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 5.4.59
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.61.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 27.15.7
    • Polybius, Histories, 27.4.9
    • Polybius, Histories, 8.31.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 8.31.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 9.31.2
    • Plutarch, Nicias, 26
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