subprefect

noun
sub·​prefect | \ "+ \

Definition of subprefect

: an official subordinate to a prefect especially : a French administrative official in immediate charge of an arrondissement

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Other Words from subprefect

subprefectorial \ "+ \ adjective
subprefecture \ "+ \ noun

History and Etymology for subprefect

sub- + prefect

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“Subprefect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subprefect. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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