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dean

dean

 
pronunciation:
din
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a college or university official, responsible for administering a department or office of the institution.
definition 2: a high school or college official who is responsible for administration, counseling, discipline, or extracurricular activities.
definition 3: the head of a group of priests governing a cathedral church.
definition 4: the senior or leading member of some group.
the dean of American sportswriters
derivation: deanship (n.)