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pre·fec·ture / ˈprēˌfekchər/ • n. a district under the government of a prefect. ∎  a prefect's office or tenure. ∎  the official residence or headquarters of a prefect. DERIVATIVES: pre·fec·tur·al / prēˈfekchərəl/ adj.

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