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preceptor

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noun pre·cep·tor \pri-ˈsep-tər, ˈprē-ˌ\

Definition of preceptor

  1. 1 a :  teacher, tutor b :  the headmaster or principal of a school

  2. 2 :  the head of a preceptory of Knights Templars

pre·cep·tor·ship play \-ˌship\ noun


Examples of preceptor

  1. <a preceptor at a small English boarding school>



15th Century

First Known Use of preceptor

15th century


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preceptor

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noun pre·cep·tor \pri-ˈsep-tər, ˈprē-ˌ\

Medical Definition of preceptor

  1. :  a practicing physician who gives personal instruction, training, and supervision to a medical student or young physician




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