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Definition of Professor


  1. One who professed, or makes open declaration of, his sentiments or opinions; especially, one who makes a public avowal of his belief in the Scriptures and his faith in Christ, and thus unites himself to the visible church.
  2. One who professed, or publicly teaches, any science or branch of learning; especially, an officer in a university, college, or other seminary, whose business it is to read lectures, or instruct students, in a particular branch of learning; as a professor of theology, of botany, of mathematics, or of political economy.

Professor Quotations

If I had a personal wish for the new ideas in this new book it would be that every parent, every counselor, every teacher, every professor, every sports coach that deals with young people would understand the three circle concept.
James Collins

I actually started off majoring in computer science, but I knew right away I wasn't going to stay with it. It was because I had this one professor who was the loneliest, saddest man I've ever known. He was a programmer, and I knew that I didn't want to do whatever he did. So after that, I switched to Communications.
J. Cole

A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep.
W. H. Auden

I think of myself as a serious professor who, during the weekend, writes novels.
Umberto Eco

My father was a professor of political science and also a young politician fighting for democracy in Kenya, and when things got ugly, he went into political exile in Mexico. Then I moved back to Kenya shortly after I turned one, and I grew up in Kenya.
Lupita Nyong'o
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Professor Translations

professor in Afrikaans is professor
professor in Danish is professor
professor in Dutch is professor
professor in French is prof, professeur
professor in German is Hochschullehrer
professor in Italian is professore
professor in Latin is magister
professor in Swedish is professor
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