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academic rank

noun

  1. the rank of a faculty member in a college or university, as professor, associate professor, assistant professor, or instructor.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of academic rank1

First recorded in 1875–80

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Example Sentences

From the point of view of the collegiate course it often appears as if the subfreshman course could be raised to academic rank.

Only such titles may be conferred as indicate an office or a profession; academic rank is not hereby affected.

There was a very strong tie asserting itself amongst certain men of varying ages and academic rank at Oxford at this time.

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