privatdocent
noun see privatdozent

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  • Privatdocent — Pri*vat do*cent , n.; G. pl. { docenten}. [Also {Privatdozent}.] [G.; privat private + docent teacher. See {Docent}.] In the universities of Germany and some other European countries, a licensed teacher or lecturer having no share in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Privatdocent — n. pl. Privatdozenten [prē vät′dō̂ tsent′] n. Privatdocenten [pri vät′dō̂tsent′ n] [Ger < privat, private + docent, dozent, teacher: see DOCENT] 1. in German universities, an unsalaried lecturer paid only by students fees: also sp.… …   English World dictionary

  • privatdocent — /prddee vaht doh tsent /, n. (in German and certain other universities) a private teacher or lecturer recognized by the university but receiving no compensation from it, being remunerated by fees. Also, privatdozent. Also called docent. [1880 85; …   Universalium

  • privatdocent — pri•vat•do•cent or pri•vat•do•zent [[t]priˈvɑt doʊˈtsɛnt[/t]] n. edu (esp. in German universities) a private teacher or lecturer paid directly by the students Also called docent 1) Etymology: 1880–85; < G Privatdocent …   From formal English to slang

  • Privatdocent — Privatdozent Privat docent (en allemand : Privatdozent) est un titre universitaire de tradition allemande en Europe. Il désigne des enseignants qui ont écrit une habilitation, mais qui n ont pas (encore) reçu une chaire d enseignement ou de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • privatdocent — pri·vat·do·cent …   English syllables

  • Privatdocent — /priˈvatdoʊˌtsɛnt/ (say pree vahtdoh.tsent) noun (in German and certain other universities) a private teacher or lecturer recognised by the university but receiving no compensation from it, being remunerated by fees. Also, Privatdozen. {German:… …   Australian English dictionary

  • privatdocent — …   Useful english dictionary

  • -docenten — Privatdocent Pri*vat do*cent , n.; G. pl. { docenten}. [Also {Privatdozent}.] [G.; privat private + docent teacher. See {Docent}.] In the universities of Germany and some other European countries, a licensed teacher or lecturer having no share in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Privatdozent — Privatdocent Pri*vat do*cent , n.; G. pl. { docenten}. [Also {Privatdozent}.] [G.; privat private + docent teacher. See {Docent}.] In the universities of Germany and some other European countries, a licensed teacher or lecturer having no share in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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