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Borrowed from Latin rēctor.

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rector (plural rectors)

 
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  1. In the Anglican Church, a cleric in charge of a parish and who owns the tithes of it.
    • 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 10, in The Mirror and the Lamp:
      It was a joy to snatch some brief respite, and find himself in the rectory drawing–room. Listening here was as pleasant as talking; just to watch was pleasant. The young priests who lived here wore cassocks and birettas; their faces were fine and mild, yet really strong, like the rector's face; and in their intercourse with him and his wife they seemed to be brothers.
  2. In the Roman Catholic Church, a cleric with managerial as well as spiritual responsibility for a church or other institution.
  3. (Eastern Orthodoxy, uncommon) A priest or bishop who is in charge of a parish or in an administrative leadership position in a theological seminary or academy.
  4. A headmaster in various educational institutions, e.g. a university.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin rector.

AdjectiveEdit

rector (feminine rectora, masculine plural rectors, feminine plural rectores)

  1. ruling

NounEdit

rector m (plural rectors)

  1. rector
  2. dean
  3. ruler, director, head

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin rector.

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rector m (plural rectoren or rectors)

  1. rector

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

regō (to steer, to guide; to rule) +‎ -tor.

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rēctor m (genitive rēctōris); third declension

  1. guide, leader
  2. director, ruler, master, governor
  3. tutor, instructor, teacher, mentor

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative rēctor rēctōrēs
genitive rēctōris rēctōrum
dative rēctōrī rēctōribus
accusative rēctōrem rēctōrēs
ablative rēctōre rēctōribus
vocative rēctor rēctōrēs

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin rector.

AdjectiveEdit

rector (plural rectores)

  1. governing, directing

NounEdit

rector m (plural rectores, feminine rectora, feminine plural rectoras)

  1. rector