preceptor
noun Date: 15th century 1. a. teacher, tutor b. the headmaster or principal of a school 2. the head of a preceptory of Knights Templars • preceptorship noun

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  • preceptor — PRECEPTÓR, preceptori, s.m. Persoană însărcinată cu educarea şi instruirea particulară a unui copil (dintr o familie bogată). – v. meditator, pedagog, educator. [acc. şi: precéptor] – Din fr. précepteur, lat. praeceptor. Trimis de oprocopiuc,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Preceptor — Pre*cep tor, n. [L. praeceptor, fr. praecipere to teach: cf. F. pr[ e]cepteur. See {Precept}.] 1. One who gives commands, or makes rules; specifically, the master or principal of a school; a teacher; an instructor. [1913 Webster] 2. The head of a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • preceptor — index pedagogue Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • preceptor — preceptor, ra sustantivo maestro, mentor, educador, instructor, institutriz. * * * Sinónimos: ■ tutor, instructor, educador, maestro …   Diccionario de sinónimos y antónimos

  • preceptor — (n.) mid 15c., from L. praeceptor teacher, instructor, agent noun from praecipere (see PRECEPT (Cf. precept)). Medical training sense attested from 1803 …   Etymology dictionary

  • preceptor — |ètô| s. m. O que dá instruções ou preceitos; mestre; aio.   • Confrontar: perceptor.   ♦ [Portugal] Grafia de precetor antes do Acordo Ortográfico de 1990 …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • preceptor — preceptor, ra (Del lat. praeceptor, ōris). 1. m. y f. Persona que enseña. 2. Persona que enseñaba gramática latina …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • preceptor — [prē sep′tər, prisep′tər] n. [L praeceptor < praecipere: see PRECEPT] 1. a teacher 2. the head of a preceptory preceptorial [prē΄sep tôr′ē əl] adj. preceptorship n …   English World dictionary

  • Preceptor — A Preceptor is a teacher responsible to uphold a certain law or tradition, a precept . Christian Military OrdersA Preceptor was historically in charge of a Preceptory, the headquarters of certain orders of monastic Knights, such as the Knights… …   Wikipedia

  • preceptor — (Del lat. praeceptor, oris.) ► sustantivo 1 ENSEÑANZA Persona que enseña: ■ nunca le olvidaré, fue mi amigo, mi maestro y mi preceptor. SINÓNIMO maestro 2 ENSEÑANZA, HISTORIA Persona que enseñaba gramática latina. * * * preceptor, a (del lat.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • preceptor — n. a preceptor to * * * [prɪ septə] a preceptor to …   Combinatory dictionary

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