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professorship

[ pruh-fes-er-ship ]
/ prəˈfɛs ərˌʃɪp /
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noun

the office or post of a professor.

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Origin of professorship

First recorded in 1635–45; professor + -ship

OTHER WORDS FROM professorship

sub·pro·fes·sor·ship, noun
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