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  • n. The office of a rector

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The office, rank, or station of a rector; rectorship.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The office or rank of rector; the period of incumbency of a rector.
  • Same as rectorial.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the office or station of a rector


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  • [Begin recording] [Castro] Don't you think the rectorate is a little large?

    Castro Speaks at 36th Moncada Anniversary

  • The first prefect of studies appointed under his rectorate was the famous Pietro Tamburini, who afterwards became the leader of Jansenism at Pavia.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • Head of the Lviv Regional Administration responsible for humanitarian affairs called the rectorate and asked for statistics on the number of students participating in the demonstrations.

  • At 6: 35 a.m. Greenwich Mean Time on Aug. 7, India's D.rectorate General of Civil Aviation in New D.lhi sent a message to the Kolkata controllers canceling permission, according to D. Guin, a supervisor at Kolkata Air Traffic Control.

    North Korean Plane Was Grounded at U.S. Request

  • The Lord had tempered the wind of misfortune with a rectorate in the north country.

    The Virgin and the Gypsy

  • Having entered the ministry in 1837, he had accepted the rectorate of the small Episcopal church in Lexington, Virginia.


  • Gauteng in Soshanguve near Pretoria, the chairman of the council and the rectorate will on Tuesday meet to discuss students 'demands following a protest at the technikon on Monday.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He added that the SRC was not prepared to negotiate with the rectorate but would be demanding the endorsement of their demands and wanted the matter to be resolved urgently.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Prof Ridge said Prof Gerwel, who was due to leave the rectorate to take up a research position at UWC in 1996, had been personally approached by Mr Mandela to head his office.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Mr Seroka said a joint meeting between education authorities, the rectorate, parents, Sadtu and other parties on Friday, had resolved to reinstate Mr Steyn.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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