Prelector Pre*lec"tor, n. [L. praelector.] A reader of lectures or discourses; a lecturer. --Sheldon. [1913 Webster]

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  • prelect — prelection /pri lek sheuhn/, n. prelector, n. /pri lekt /, v.i. to lecture or discourse publicly. Also, praelect. [1610 20; < L praelectus, ptp. of praelegere to lecture, equiv. to prae PRE + legere to read aloud; see LECTION] * * * …   Universalium

  • reader — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. peruser; critic; elocutionist; proofreader; lecturer, prelector; textbook, anthology. See printing, teaching. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [One who reads habitually] Syn. bookworm, bibliophile, editor, book… …   English dictionary for students

  • teaching — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Instruction Nouns 1. teaching, instruction, edification, education, tuition; tutorship, tutelage; DiRECTion, guidance; preparation, training, upbringing, schooling; outreach; discipline; exercise, drill …   English dictionary for students

  • Teacher — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Teacher >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 teacher teacher trainer instructor institutor master tutor director Corypheus dry nurse coach grinder crammer don Sgm: N 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • lecturer — n 1. speaker, talker, addresser, discourses prelector, lector, reciter, reader; orator, speechmaker, public speaker, spokesman, spokeswoman, rhetorician, speechifier, Inf. stumper; declaimer, perorator, expounder, exponent, descanter; expositor,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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