Laureateship \Lau"re*ate*ship\, n. State, or office, of a laureate. [1913 Webster]

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  • laureateship — laureate ► NOUN 1) a person given an award for outstanding creative or intellectual achievement. 2) a poet laureate. ► ADJECTIVE literary ▪ wreathed with laurel as a mark of honour. DERIVATIVES laureateship noun. ORIGIN from Latin laurea laurel… …   English terms dictionary

  • laureateship — noun see laureate I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • laureateship — n. position of honor awarded to poets; fame and honor in a particular field …   English contemporary dictionary

  • laureateship — lau·re·ate·ship …   English syllables

  • laureateship — rēə̇tˌship noun : the office of poet laureate …   Useful english dictionary

  • laureate — laureateship, n. /lawr ee it, lor /, n. 1. a person who has been honored for achieving distinction in a particular field or with a particular award: a Nobel laureate. 2. See poet laureate. adj. 3. deserving or having special recognition for… …   Universalium

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