Definitions for docentˈdoʊ sənt; Ger. doʊˈtsɛnt
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a teacher at some universities
A teacher or lecturer at some American colleges or universities.
A tour guide at a museum, art gallery, historical site, etc.
The docent greeted the visitors and welcomed them to the Louvre.
Instructive; that teaches.
Origin: From docentem, present participle of docere.
serving to instruct; teaching
Origin: [L. docens, -entis, p. pr. of docere to teach.]
Docent is a title at some European universities to denote a specific academic appointment within a set structure of academic ranks below professor. Docent is also used at some universities generically for a person who has the right to teach. The term is derived from the Latin word docēns, which is the present active participle of docēre.
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- dosentti, opasFinnish
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