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Pronunciation: (prē'fekt), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/prefect.html on line 71 [key]
n.
1. a person appointed to any of various positions of command, authority, or superintendence, as a chief magistrate in ancient Rome or the chief administrative official of a department of France or Italy.
2. Rom. Cath. Ch.
a. the dean of a Jesuit school or college.
b. a cardinal in charge of a congregation in the Curia Romana.
3. Chiefly Brit.a praeposter. Also,praefect.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/prefect.html on line 135 prefect (Encyclopedia)

 

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