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professorship

[pruh-fes-er-ship] /prəˈfɛs ərˌʃɪp/
noun
1.
the office or post of a professor.
Origin of professorship
1635-1645
First recorded in 1635-45; professor + -ship
Related forms
subprofessorship, noun
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n.

1640s, from professor + -ship.

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