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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The office or the period of service of a college or university teacher; Also: A group of college or university teachers.

Usage examples (30)
  • He called this part of the Constitution "the darling of the professorate."
  • New radical movements sprang up among the professorate; but the student body and the bar hardly blinked.
  • I guess they'll abstract a little bio based on what I told them, and I bet my doctorate and professorate will be part of it.
  • Instructor and traditional adjunct jobs could die out, further tightening the entry-level opportunities for the professorate. for more
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