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professor

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noun pro·fes·sor \prə-ˈfe-sər\

Simple Definition of professor

  • : a teacher especially of the highest rank at a college or university

Full Definition of professor

  1. 1 :  one that professes, avows, or declares

  2. 2 a :  a faculty member of the highest academic rank at an institution of higher education b :  a teacher at a university, college, or sometimes secondary school c :  one that teaches or professes special knowledge of an art, sport, or occupation requiring skill

pro·fes·so·ri·al play \ˌprō-fə-ˈsȯr-ē-əl, ˌprä-\ adjective
pro·fes·so·ri·al·ly play \-ē-ə-lē\ adverb
pro·fes·sor·ship play \prə-ˈfe-sər-ˌship\ noun

Examples of professor

  1. Professor Williams will be teaching the class.



14th Century

First Known Use of professor

14th century



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