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professorship

[pruh-fes-er-ship]
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noun
  1. the office or post of a professor.
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Origin of professorship

First recorded in 1635–45; professor + -ship
Related formssub·pro·fes·sor·ship, noun
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Related Words for professorship

throne, chairperson, monitor, fellowship, director, tutor, helm, captain, leader, principal, tutorship, professorship, instructorship, professorate

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Word Origin and History for professorship

n.

1640s, from professor + -ship.

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