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provost

prov·ost

provost

 
pronunciation:
pro vost [or] pro vo
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an official of high rank charged with managing and overseeing.
similar words:
magistrate
definition 2: in some colleges and universities, the chief administrative officer.
definition 3: the official in charge of certain cathedrals or churches.
derivation: provostship (n.)