EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin docēns, present participle of doceō (to teach). As some central European teachers, a clipped version of privat-docent, from German Privatdozent, from German Dozent.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

docent (comparative more docent, superlative most docent)

  1. Instructive; that teaches.

NounEdit

docent (plural docents)

  1. A teacher or lecturer at some universities (in central Europe, etc.)
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 1212:
      Zermelo had been a docent at Göttingen when Kit was there and, like Russell, had been preoccupied with the set of all sets that are not members of themselves.
  2. (chiefly US) A tour guide at a museum, art gallery, historical site, etc.
    • 2020, Brit Bennett, The Vanishing Half, Dialogue Books, page 149:
      She was listening distractedly as an elderly docent intoned to a circle of listless children.
    The docent greeted the visitors and welcomed them to the Louvre.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin docēns.

AdjectiveEdit

docent (masculine and feminine plural docents)

  1. teaching

NounEdit

docent m or f (plural docents)

  1. lecturer

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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin doceo

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

docent m

  1. lecturer

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Further readingEdit

  • docent in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • docent in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DanishEdit

NounEdit

docent c (singular definite docenten, plural indefinite docenter)

  1. reader

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin docēns, present participle of doceō (to teach).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /doːˈsɛnt/, (Netherlands) [doʊ̯ˈsɛnt], (Belgium) [doːˈsɛnt]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: do‧cent
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

NounEdit

docent m (plural docenten, diminutive docentje n, feminine docente)

  1. teacher, docent

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: dosent
  • Indonesian: dosen

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

docent

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of doceō

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin docēns, likely through German Dozent.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

 
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docent m pers

  1. docent, lecturer (teacher at a university)

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Dozent

NounEdit

docent m (plural docenți)

  1. lecturer

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

docent c

  1. a docent, a university teacher who holds a PhD degree, an associate professor

DeclensionEdit

Declension of docent 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative docent docenten docenter docenterna
Genitive docents docentens docenters docenternas

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