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lecturer

[ lek-cher-er ]
/ ˈlɛk tʃər ər /
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Definition of lecturer

noun
a person who lectures.
an academic rank given in colleges and universities to a teacher ranking below assistant professor.

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Origin of lecturer

First recorded in 1560–70; lecture + -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM lecturer

sub·lec·tur·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for lecturer

lecturer
/ (ˈlɛktʃərə) /

noun
a person who lectures
a teacher in higher education without professorial status
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