1Of or relating to a dean or deanery.
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- While these may or may not sound credible, the immense difficulty of sustaining a long-term relationship if your partner is unable to stay in college accommodation without decanal permission, is real and tangible.
- Oliver Wilson, a third-year New College Law finalist, has received a decanal summons to explain why he sent what university regulations classify as an ‘abusive email’.
- Like presidents, they return less often to the faculty after their decanal service ends, instead using their deanships as a step upward in an administrative career.
1.1Relating to or denoting the south side of the choir of a church, the side on which the dean sits. The opposite of cantorial.
early 18th century: from medieval Latin decanalis, from late Latin decanus (see dean1).
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