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  • n. A lecturer who may teach without supervision by a professor

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the universities of Germany and some other countries of Europe, a teacher of the third rank: unlike professors, he has no part in the government of the university, and receives no compensation from the university, but is remunerated by fees.

Etymologies

From German Privatdozent (Wiktionary)

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