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Origin of provost
OTHER WORDS FROM provostpro·vost·ship, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for provost
He eventually became provost, and it was there in Philadelphia where Vartan became an American citizen, saying at his ceremony that “democracy was the embodiment of human dignity, freedom, and self-determination.”In Dreams Begin Responsibilities: The Bountiful Life of Vartan Gregorian|Richard Stengel|April 18, 2021|Time
Cornell chose a front-of-the-nose swab rather than the more invasive nasopharyngeal version, said Gary Koretzky, a professor of medicine and vice provost, to increase student compliance.Lessons from the pandemic fall: Infections are rare in classrooms, not off campus|Nick Anderson, Susan Svrluga|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
The filmmakers are my goddaughter Sara Ossana and her husband Mathew Provost.
Previously, she was the president of the University of Pennsylvania and provost of Yale University.
As Stanford provost, Rice dismissed, on budgetary grounds, a popular Latina administrator.
Vice Provost for Research Dr. David Korn, who is leading efforts to craft the policy, says it will cover all university faculty.
The UCL president and provost, Professor Malcolm Grant is “deeply saddened by these events.”
Delgado, the editor, after repeated warnings from the Provost-Marshal, was at length arrested.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The rector of Saint-Pierre-aux-Boeufs relies upon him; he is the provost of that quarter.
The provost and his men bade him sit upon a bench, and the man then bound his feet as he had before bound his hands.
"Send up the provost brigade," was Grant's despatch sent to City Point.
Provost General Macy, of Massachusetts, established a guard to prevent depredations and to save the army from demoralization.
British Dictionary definitions for provost
- the head of a cathedral chapter in England and some other countries
- (formerly) the member of a monastic community second in authority under the abbot