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adjective [before or after noun]     /ɪˈmer.ɪ.təs/ US  /-t̬əs/
no longer having a position, especially in a college or university, but keeping the title of the position: She became Emeritus Professor of Linguistics when she retired.Retiring and resigning from workQualifications in higher education
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