Meaning of “provost” in the English Dictionary

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"provost" in British English

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provostnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈprɒv.əst/ us /ˈprɑː.vəst/

UK (in some universities) the person in charge of a particular college:

the Provost of King's College, Cambridge

(Definition of “provost” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"provost" in American English

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provostnoun [ C ]

us /ˈproʊ·voʊst/

an official of high rank at a college or university

(Definition of “provost” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)