from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In British cathedrals, a canon annually chosen to represent the dean in his absence.
  • n. A subdean.


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  • Ivo Arnold , a professor of economics and vice-dean at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam said Mr. Knot is a good candidate to succeed Mr. Wellink given both his monetary and regulatory experience.

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  • It was a suspicion of Robert Thomas Fallon, a vice-dean of a society, which Margaret of Anjou appears in 4 Shakespeare plays.

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  • This tragedy definitely deserves widespread attention, because it keeps happening again and again, said Yin Jinfu, vice-dean of the Public Prosecution Department of the Nanjing Municipal Procuratorial Department.

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  • In some respects it was hardly unusual that the vice-dean would succeed the dean.

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  • I've already noticed that one of my orientations for the composition program conflicts with the general orientation, but I believe it's just an address by a provost or vice-dean.

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  • Dr. Haddad is a professor of medicine and former chief of gastroenterology and vice-dean for professional and student affairs at the University of Sherbrooke, Quebec.

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  • There was strong competition among medical schools for the very small group of black students from disadvantaged backgrounds who were eligible for and interested in studying medicine, vice-dean of medicine at the University of the Witwatersrand Professor Graham

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  • Gibbons, while the altar, the pulpit, and the stalls for the dean and vice-dean were provided with rich fittings by Queen Mary II.

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  • Community's Joel McHale praised his "tiny but loyal audience; we're deeply thankful for that," and said John Goodman will appear in six episodes next season as the college's new "vice-dean" and Michael K. Williams The Wire's Omar its new biology teacher. News

  • Charles-Maxime Panaccio, a vice-dean at the University of Ottawa law school, said that this means that federal prosecutors could have authorized charges.

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