pro·​fes·​sor·​ate prə-ˈfe-sə-rət How to pronounce professorate (audio)
: the office, term of office, or position of a professor

Word History

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of professorate was in 1860

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Cite this Entry

“Professorate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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