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emeritus

e·mer·i·tus

emeritus

 
pronunciation:
ih me r tihs
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: retired but continuing to hold as an honorary title the one held just prior to retirement.
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part of speech: noun
inflections: emeriti
definition: one who has retired but who continues to hold an honorary title from his or her profession, usu. in an academic or religious institution.