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prefectnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpriː.fekt/

prefect noun [C] (OFFICIAL)

(in some ​countries) a very ​importantofficial in the ​government or the ​police: He has been ​appointed Prefect of Bologna.

prefect noun [C] (STUDENT)

(in some British and Australian ​schools) an ​olderstudent who is given some ​authority and ​helps to ​control the ​youngerstudents
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