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The disappointed deputy headmaster smile much in evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The headmaster left saying the staff were being ripped off. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was deputy headmaster for nine years as well as acting head. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My headmaster says that the capacity to inspire is the most important attitude for any teacher. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But we got caught by the deputy headmaster. The Sun (2011)The headmaster ran the school as most schools were run then: on punishment and negative reinforcement. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As a former headmaster used to say, it is for your own good. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A former headmaster served as clerk to the governors as well as to the appeals panels at the two schools. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The headmaster of a school in a pretty town on the south coast was stunned when he arrived from his inner-city academy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I spent a lot of time being summoned to the headmaster's office. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I have had harsher punishment in the headmaster's office. The Sun (2013)The former headmaster's study is in the curved section, with a dramatic sweep of windows. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was to take place in the headmaster's study on the Monday morning. Edward Beauclerk Maurice THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)We didn't have a teacher so the headmaster gave us a book that he called a "classic'. Max Arthur Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)At the time of the attack the two brothers were on their way to the gym and managed to hide under a desk in the headmaster's study. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

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Translations for 'headmaster'

British English: headmaster NOUN
A headmaster is a man who is the head teacher of a school.
  • American English: headmaster
  • Brazilian Portuguese: diretor de escola
  • Chinese: 私立学校校长
  • European Spanish: director
  • French: directeur
  • German: Schulleiter
  • Italian: preside
  • Japanese: 校長
  • Korean: > 교장남자
  • European Portuguese: diretor de escola
  • Latin American Spanish: director

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