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Noun: professor  pru'fe-su(r)
  1. [N. Amer] Someone who is a member of the faculty at a college or university
    - prof [N. Amer]
  2. The highest ranking position for a university academic
    - full professor [N. Amer], prof [Brit, Cdn, informal]

Derived forms: professors

Type of: academic, academician, faculty member

Part of: faculty [N. Amer], staff

Encyclopedia: Professor, My Son