privatdozent

noun, often capitalized pri·vat·do·zent \ pri-ˈvät-(ˌ)dō(t)-ˌsent \
variants: or less commonly privatdocent

Definition of privatdozent

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

Origin and Etymology of privatdozent

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


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