\pɹəfˈɛsə], \pɹəfˈɛsə], \p_ɹ_ə_f_ˈɛ_s_ə]\
Definitions of PROFESSOR
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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One who professed, or publicly teaches, any science or branch of learning; especially, an officer in a university, college, or other seminary, whose business it is to read lectures, or instruct students, in a particular branch of learning; as a professor of theology, of botany, of mathematics, or of political economy.
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n. One who makes open profession of his sentiments or opinions ; especially, one who makes a formal profession of religion ;-a public teacher of any science or branch of learning ;-a member of a university or college sonatas, who delivers lectures or oral instructions in languages, literature, science, or philosophy;-one who shows visibly his religious faith and practice ;-also, improperly, one who pretends or exhibits skill and dexterity, as in legerdemain, acrobatism, &c. ;-an empirical practitioner in medicine, &c.