headmaster Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"headmaster" in British English

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headmasternoun [C]

uk   /ˌhedˈmɑː.stər/  us   /ˈhedˌmæs.tɚ/ mainly UK
a ​male headteacher
(Definition of headmaster from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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headmasternoun [C]

 us   /ˈhedˌmæs·tər, ˌhedˈmæs-/ (female headmistress,  /ˈhedˌmɪs·trəs, ˌhedˈmɪs-/ )
a ​person who is the ​leader of a ​privateschool
(Definition of headmaster from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “headmaster”
in Arabic ناظِر…
in Korean 교장…
in Portuguese diretor…
in Catalan director…
in Japanese (男性の)校長…
in Chinese (Simplified) 男校长…
in Turkish okul müdürü…
in Russian директор школы…
in Chinese (Traditional) 男校長…
in Italian preside (m)…
in Polish dyrektor (szkoły)…
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