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schoolmaster

Pronunciation: /ˈskuːlˌmæstər; ˈskuːlˌmɑːstə(r)/

Translation of schoolmaster in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (British English/inglés británico) [formal], (in primary school) maestro (masculine); (in secondary school) profesor (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Less surprising is the large number of schoolmasters, top public school headmasters, college fellows and masters, and university professors.
    • He is a sadistic schoolmaster and incompetent teacher.
    • In 1790s Gotham, most children were educated within an informal system of ‘pay schools’ presided over by independent schoolmasters and schoolmistresses.

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