Complete Definition of "prefect"

English

Alternative spellings
præfect (old-fashioned)

Etymology
From L. præfectus

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËpriËfekt/

Noun
en-noun

  1. An official of ancient Rome.
  2. The head of a department in France.
  3. A school pupil in a position of power over other pupils.
  4. A commander.

Translations
trans-top|An official of ancient Rome
Finnish: prefekti
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trans-top|The head of a department in France
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trans-top|A school pupil in a position of power over other pupils
Finnish: valvojaoppilas
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trans-top|A commander
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