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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 ​particularcollege: the Provost of King's College, Cambridge US an ​importantofficial who ​helps to ​run a ​college or ​university
(Definition of provost from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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)
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