Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The office of a proctor; management or procuratorship; specifically, the position of the proctor of a university.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The office or dignity of a proctor; also, the term of his office.
- n. the position of proctor
- proctor + -ship (Wiktionary)
“Under her proctorship the moral courage of her son had developed.”
“He was discharged from the proctorship of Salisbury in Jan., 1534, and in November he was attainted, together with Blessed John Fisher, for high treason in refusing to take the oath of succession, deprived of his benefices, and imprisoned in the Tower of London.”
“Afterthoughts developing into scruples, scruples into anguish, he broke off his happy Oxford life when his proctorship ended, and betook himself to Ireland, to await the reopening of Dublin University, an ancient papal foundation temporarily extinct.”
“Allergan said it requires all surgeons who want to order and perform a surgery with the Lap-Band device to first complete a comprehensive proctorship and training program; have advanced laparoscopic skill; and "have the staff and resources needed to comply with the long-term follow-up requirements of obesity procedures.”
“As the packages are for the University, your proctorship, will, I presume, authorize your agency in the case.”
“At that point, being practical politicians, they fell back on what would engage a mass base of support: personal smears (starting with Clinton and working their way through Gore, Kerry and Obama); sexual proctorship and global pugnaciousness (militarism and nativism), all the while shoveling as much money as possible to favored constituencies.”
“Nor will rising nations like China, jealous of their sovereignty, accept proctorship from an effete and aging Europe.”
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