privatdozent


pri·vat·do·zent

noun, often capitalized \pri-ˈvät-(ˌ)dō(t)-ˌsent\

Definition of PRIVATDOZENT

:  an unsalaried university lecturer or teacher in German-speaking countries remunerated directly by students' fees

Variants of PRIVATDOZENT

pri·vat·do·zent also pri·vat·do·cent \pri-ˈvät-(ˌ)dō(t)-ˌsent\

Origin of PRIVATDOZENT

German Privatdozent, from privat private + Dozent teacher, from Latin docent-, docens, present participle of docēre to teach — more at docile
First Known Use: 1854

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