Translation of "dean" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /diːn/ us

an official of high rank in a college or university who is responsible for the organization of a department or departments

decano, -a
She is the new dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences.
the Dean of Medicine

US someone among a group of people who has worked the longest in the particular job or activity they share, and who is their unofficial leader

decano, -a
Parsons is the dean of the TV news correspondents at Channel Nine.

a priest of high rank in the Church of England or the Roman Catholic Church, who is in charge of managing a large church or cathedral


(Translation of “dean” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /diːn/

the chief clergyman in a cathedral church.


an important official in a university.


(Translation of “dean” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)