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praestantia

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

praestantĭa: ae, f. praestans,
I preeminence, superiority, excellence (class.): excellentia praestantiaque animantium reliquorum, over other creatures, Cic. Off. 1, 28, 97: virtutis, ingenii, fortunae, pre-eminence in, id. Lael. 19, 70: di omnium rerum praestantiā excellentes, in all things, id. Div. 2, 63, 129: dignitatis, id. de Or. 2, 52, 209: remedii, Plin. 12, 3, 7, § 16: vulneribus sanandis tanta praestantia est, ut, etc., of such superior efficacy, id. 27, 6, 24, § 42.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

præstantĭa,¹² æ, f. (præstans), supériorité des pers. et des ch.] : Cic. Off. 1, 106 ; Læl. 70 ; Fin. 4, 54 ; 5, 34 || efficacité : Plin. 12, 16.

Latin > German (Georges)

praestantia, ae, f. (praestans), die Vorzüglichkeit, Vortrefflichkeit, der Vorzug, mentis, Cic.: animantium reliquorum, vor anderen Geschöpfen, Cic.: si quam praestantiam virtutis, ingenii, fortunae consecuti sunt, Cic.

Latin > English

praestantia praestantiae N F :: excellence, outstanding excellence, pre-eminence, superiority