docent

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin docēntem, present participle of docēre (to teach).

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Adjective[edit]

docent (comparative more docent, superlative most docent)

  1. Instructive; that teaches.

Noun[edit]

docent (plural docents)

  1. A teacher or lecturer at some American colleges or universities.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 1212:
      Zermelo had been a docent at Göttingen when Kit was there and, like Russell, had been preoccupied with the set of all sets that are not members of themselves.
  2. (chiefly US) A tour guide at a museum, art gallery, historical site, etc.
    The docent greeted the visitors and welcomed them to the Louvre.

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Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

docent m (plural docenten, diminutive docentje n)

  1. teacher, docent

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

docent

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of doceō

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin docēntem, likely through German Dozent.

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Noun[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:

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docent m

  1. docent, lecturer (teacher at a university)

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Swedish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

docent c

  1. a docent, a university teacher who holds a PhD degree

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