aspro

/ (ˈæsprəʊ) /

noun plural -pros

Australian informal an associate professor at an academic institution

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Word Origin for aspro

C20: from as (sociate) + pro (fessor)
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Example sentences from the Web for aspro

  • Manrico's reply is couched in a bold, martial air, "Mal reggendo all'aspro assalto" (Ill sustaining the furious encounter).