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Definitions of dean

The word dean uses 4 letters:aden.

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n. - A dignitary or presiding officer in certain ecclesiastical and lay bodies; esp., an ecclesiastical dignitary, subordinate to a bishop. 2

n. - The collegiate officer in the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, England, who, besides other duties, has regard to the moral condition of the college. 2

n. - The head or presiding officer in the faculty of some colleges or universities. 2

n. - A registrar or secretary of the faculty in a department of a college, as in a medical, or theological, or scientific department. 2

n. - The chief or senior of a company on occasion of ceremony; as, the dean of the diplomatic corps; -- so called by courtesy. 2