proc·​tor·​ship ˈpräk-tər-ˌship How to pronounce proctorship (audio)
plural proctorships
: the office or function of a proctor
DWD [Indiana Department of Workforce Development] estimates a move entirely away from traditional 'paper and pencil' exam locations and long-established proctorship practices could reduce the number of eligible state providers by at least half.State Capital Newsfeed (Indiana)

Word History

First Known Use

1535, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of proctorship was in 1535

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“Proctorship.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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