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dean

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the senior member of a group
  • the dean of the Aspen ski instructors oversaw the training of the rescue team

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The first known use of dean was in the 13th century

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“Dean.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dean. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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