rector-ship

rectorate

[rek-ter-it]
noun
the office, dignity, or term of a rector.
Also, rectorship.


Origin:
1715–25; < Medieval Latin rēctōrātus office of rector, equivalent to Latin rēctōr- (stem of rēctor) rector + -ātus -ate3

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rectorate

noun
the office or station of a rector [syn: rectorship
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