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university professor

noun
1.
a professor entitled to teach courses in more than one field or discipline at a university.
Origin of university professor
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10
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  • A university professor was afflicted with an ungovernable temper.

  • A university professor can always get all the letters of introduction that he wants.

    Behind the Beyond

    Stephen Leacock
  • To the present no woman has been appointed as a university professor.

  • Youth is youth all the world over; it has its own ideals; they are not those of the university professor.

    Idle Ideas in 1905 Jerome K. Jerome
  • All that the university professor can urge in favour of idealism I am prepared to endorse.

    Idle Ideas in 1905 Jerome K. Jerome

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