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English definition of “dean”

dean

noun [C]
 
 
/diːn/
UNIVERSITY an official in a college or universityUniversity and college educationOccupations and tradesPeople in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directors
CHURCH an official in charge of a large church or group of churchesReligious leaders and officials
(Definition of dean from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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