Definition of “rector” - English Dictionary


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

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rectornoun [ C ]

us /ˈrek·tər/

(in some Christian groups) a priest in charge of a parish (= area)

A rector can also be the person in charge of a university or school.

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