lector, lecturer, readernoun
a public lecturer at certain universities
someone who lectures professionally
A person who gives lectures, especially as a profession.
A member of a university or college below the rank of assistant professor or reader.
A member of the Church of England clergy whose main task was to deliver sermons (lectures) in the afternoons and evenings.
one who lectures; an assistant preacher
A lecturer is, in the broadest sense, a person who gives lectures or other public speeches. However, this article concerns lecturer as an academic rank. In the United Kingdom a lecturer is usually the holder of an open-ended position at a university or similar institution, often an academic in an early career stage, who teaches and also leads or oversees research groups. However in the United States, Canada and other countries influenced by their educational systems, the term is used differently and generally denotes academic experts without tenure who teach full- or part-time but who have few or no research responsibilities within the institution where they teach. In most research universities in the United States, the title of lecturer requires a doctorate or equivalent degree. In the Church of England a lecturer can also mean a junior clergyman.
A person with the accurate and specific ability, experience, skills, knowledge, qualifications, job title and role to lecture on a specific subject.
The college lecturer was amazing, we were so delighted to attend the lecture.Submitted by MaryC on March 15, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'lecturer' in Nouns Frequency: #2395
The numerical value of lecturer in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of lecturer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else. Ralph Waldo Emerson American essayist, lecturer and poet (1803-1882)
The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction.
The first duty of a lecturer to hand you after an hour's discourse a nugget of pure truth to wrap up between the pages of your notebooks, and keep on the mantlepiece forever.
The cost has been very high, my salary earned as a lecturer isn't enough at all. I have to spend my parents' life savings.
A teacher or lecturer who is living a luxurious lifestyle should be known of his true source of income.
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- Lektor, DozentGerman
- επιμελήτρια, επιμελητής, λέκτοραςGreek
- lehtori, apupappi, luennoija, luennoitsijaFinnish
- conférencier, maître de conférenceFrench
- dosen, penceramahIndonesian
- kaikauhau, kaikauwhauMāori
- palestrante, docente, conferencistaPortuguese
- лектор, преподавательRussian
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