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rector

Pronunciación: /ˈrektər; ˈrektə(r)/

Traducción de rector en español:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Religion/Religión] rector, (masculine, feminine), ≈ párroco (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The farmers now decided that they should also get some relief in their Tithe payments and deputations went to the rectors in the parish.
    • Tickets are available from the rector, church wardens and the parish office.
    • The eldest son is the rector of four conjoined parishes nearby.
    Example sentences
    • ‘The font was used to baptise Dr Kathleen Lynn; her father was the Anglican rector of the parish in 1874,’ pointed out a local.
    • According to the bishop of London the Anglican rector of South Hackney helped create the shrines, which were visited by the Queen in 1917.
    • The Reverend William Matheus, another member, was assistant rector at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, a bulwark of progressive social causes.
    Example sentences
    • When the site is fully restored, the local rector Rev Lynda Peilow and the Roman Catholic priest Fr Gerard O'Byrne will hold a ceremony and remaining family members of those buried there will be invited to attend.
    1.2 [Sch] [Univ] rector, (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Both have been nominated by students as potential rectors of St Andrews University in Scotland.
    • The rector is the senior representative for the university's 17,000 students and chairs the University Court, which is the governing body for the whole university.
    • Brown, with his trademark long hair and tweed jackets, had undertaken a well organised campaign to be elected rector, a post unique to Scottish universities.

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