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noun

a teacher in a college or university who ranks above an assistant professor and below a professor.

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Origin of associate professor

First recorded in 1815–25

OTHER WORDS FROM associate professor

associate professorship, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for associate professor

associate professor

noun

(in the US and Canada) a university teacher lower in rank than a full professor but higher than an assistant professor
(in New Zealand) a senior lecturer holding the rank below professor
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