Definition of 'professor'
Video: pronunciation of 'professor'
Example sentences containing 'professor'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The professor said the university had told him no action would be taken. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The professor said the university had told him no action would be taken. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was successively senior lecturer and professor. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He is so gifted his school has had to hire a university professor to tutor him. The Sun (2009)Two of his brothers have become professors. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There his teachers were professors banned from the university. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He is now a university professor of philosophy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The personal tributes to professors and teachers were a nice touch. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The former history professor frequently held court about the technological changes sweeping the nation and the political implications thereof. DOT.CON (2001)It's a horror comic about a college professor who gets involved in witchcraft. The Sun (2010)In 1970 he became a professor in the department of medicine. Times, Sunday Times (2011)More women are attending science courses at schools and universities although it is proving harder to turn them into more lecturers and professors. Times, Sunday Times (2016) College professors often prepare their lecture notes in their office on campus, using campus equipment. Christianity Today (2000)Although it is necessary to do that to become a professor, it is far from sufficient. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)Downing Street condemned the move by professors and lecturers from universities across the country as irresponsible. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His father was a university professor and they lived in middle-class comfort in a white suburb. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Astonishingly, there was virtually no opposition either from booksellers or university professors. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We learned how to be professors by spending time around professors, as students and then as assistant professors. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)If you want help with a class it is up to you to contact the professor, lecturer or research assistant. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The only son he acknowledged sought to escape from the pressures of the family name by moving to Japan to become a college professor. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I'm now an assistant professor there. Times, Sunday Times (2008)An experience I had as a young assistant professor is instructive. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In the 1980s he left for California to become a professor of international relations. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Trends of 'professor'
In Common Usage. professor is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'professor'
British English: professor /prəˈfɛsə/ NOUN
A professor in a British university is the most senior teacher in a department.
...the Professor of Psychology.
- American English: professor
- Arabic: أُسْتَاذ جَامِعِي
- Brazilian Portuguese: catedrático
- Chinese: 教授
- Croatian: profesor
- Czech: profesor
- Danish: professor
- Dutch: professor
- European Spanish: profesor
- Finnish: professori
- French: professeur d’université
- German: Professor
- Greek: καθηγητής
- Italian: professore
- Japanese: 教授
- Korean: 교수
- Norwegian: professor
- Polish: profesor
- European Portuguese: catedrático
- Romanian: profesor
- Russian: профессор
- Spanish: profesor
- Swedish: professor
- Thai: ศาสตราจารย์
- Turkish: profesör
- Ukrainian: професор
- Vietnamese: giáo sư
Nearby words of 'professor'
Definition of professor from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
Audrey Brow, Unicorn Farts & Space Grease: June’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this June with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.