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lecturer

[lek-cher-er] /ˈlɛk tʃər ər/
noun
1.
a person who lectures.
2.
an academic rank given in colleges and universities to a teacher ranking below assistant professor.
Origin of lecturer
1560-1570
1560-70; lecture + -er1
Related forms
sublecturer, noun
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lecturer

/ˈlɛktʃərə/
noun
1.
a person who lectures
2.
a teacher in higher education without professorial status
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Word Origin and History for lecturer
n.

1580s, agent noun from lecture (v.).

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