prepositor

[pree-poz-i-ter]

noun


Nearby words

  1. preposition,
  2. prepositional,
  3. prepositional phrase,
  4. prepositional verb,
  5. prepositive,
  6. prepossess,
  7. prepossessing,
  8. prepossession,
  9. preposterous,
  10. prepostor

Also pre·pos·tor [pree-pos-ter] /priˈpɒs tər/.

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British Dictionary definitions for prepositor

prepositor

prepostor (priːˈpɒstə)

noun

British rare a prefect in any of certain public schools

Word Origin for prepositor

C16: from Latin praepositus placed before

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