noun \ˈpräk-tər\

Definition of PROCTOR

:  supervisor, monitor; specifically :  one appointed to supervise students (as at an examination)
proctor verb
proc·to·ri·al \präk-ˈtr-ē-əl\ adjective
proc·tor·ship \ˈpräk-tər-ˌship\ noun

Origin of PROCTOR

Middle English procutour procurator, proctor, alteration of procuratour
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis

Rhymes with PROCTOR


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