prof

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\ ˈpräf How to pronounce prof (audio) \

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1838, in the meaning defined above

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“Prof.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prof. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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