\pɹˈɒvɒst], \pɹˈɒvɒst], \p_ɹ_ˈɒ_v_ɒ_s_t]\
Definitions of PROVOST
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 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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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
A person appointed to superintend or preside over something; the head of a college; in Scotland, a chief magistrate. Lord-provost, the chief magistrate of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, and Perth. Provost-marshal, an officer appointed to preserve order and discipline in the army; on who has charge of prisoners.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.