noun pre·pos·i·ture \-əchə(r)\
variants: less commonly



Definition of prepositure



  1. :  the office or dignity of a provost of a priory or collegiate church :  provostry

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Origin and Etymology of prepositure

Middle English prepositure, from Medieval Latin praepositura, from Late Latin, position of authority, from Latin praepositus director, chief, man in charge + -ura -ure

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