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See also: Provost
provost (plural provosts)
- (Scottish local government) The equivalent of mayor in some Scottish cities.
- (higher education) A senior academic administrator; sometimes called the Vice-President of Academic Affairs.
- (religion) The highest position in a monastery below an abbot.
- A prison keeper, especially in the military.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
senior academic administrator in higher education
highest position in a monastery below an abbot
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