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PREFECT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does prefect mean? 

PREFECT (noun)
  The noun PREFECT has 1 sense:

1. a chief officer or chief magistrate

  Familiarity information: PREFECT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PREFECT (noun)


Sense 1prefect [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A chief officer or chief magistrate

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Context example:

the prefect of Paris police

Hypernyms ("prefect" is a kind of...):

administrator; executive (someone who manages a government agency or department)


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