[ pree-pos-ter ]
/ priˈpɒs tər /
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a senior student at an English public school who is given authority over other students.
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Also prepositor, prepostor.
Origin of praepostor
OTHER WORDS FROM praepostorprae·pos·to·ri·al [pree-po-stawr-ee-uhl, -stohr-], /ˌpri pɒˈstɔr i əl, -ˈstoʊr-/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for praepostor
At Giggleswick no position in the School gave a prescriptive right to be a Praepostor.A History of Giggleswick School|Edward Allen Bell