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professorate

[pruh-fes-er-it] /prəˈfɛs ər ɪt/
noun
1.
the office or the period of service of a professor.
2.
a group of professors.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; professor + -ate3
Related forms
subprofessorate, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for professorate

professoriate

/ˌprɒfɪˈsɔːrɪɪt/
noun
1.
a group of professors
2.
Also called (esp Brit) professorship (prəˈfɛsəʃɪp). the rank or position of university professor
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