Definition of 'prefect'
Example sentences containing 'prefect'
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A prefect or a mistress will be with you in here at all times. CHALLENGE FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL (2001)You will have Kaffee und Kuchen in here with a prefect in charge. CHALLENGE FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL (2001)Audrey called goodnight after the prefect and then turned to her latest charge. CHALLENGE FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL (2001)
"You'll have to tell me eventually," said Sabriel, a touch of the prefect entering her voice. SABRIEL (2001)
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Translations for 'prefect'
British English: prefect /ˈpriːfɛkt/ NOUN
In some schools, especially in Britain, a prefect is an older pupil who does special duties and helps the teachers to control the younger pupils.
- American English: prefect
- Arabic: تِلْمِيذٌ مُفَوّض
- Brazilian Portuguese: monitor de escola
- Chinese: 级长
- Croatian: stariji učenik koji pazi na red i disciplinu
- Czech: prefekt
- Danish: præfekt
- Dutch: prefect
- European Spanish: monitor alumno
- Finnish: valvojaoppilas
- French: délégué classe
- German: Präfekt
- Greek: επιμελητής
- Italian: prefetto
- Japanese: 監督生
- Korean: 반장
- Norwegian: ordensmann
- Polish: prefekt
- European Portuguese: monitor de escola
- Romanian: supraveghetor
- Russian: старший ученик
- Spanish: monitor persona que amonesta o avisa
- Swedish: ordningsman
- Thai: นักเรียนที่ดูแลควบคุมนักเรียนที่เด็กกว่า
- Turkish: başkan okul
- Ukrainian: староста
- Vietnamese: cựu học sinh trợ giúp giáo viên các công việc quản lý
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