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Prefect (IPA: /ˈpɹiˌfɛkt/)


Prefect (n.)

A Roman officer who controlled or superintended a particular command, charge, department, etc.; as, the prefect of the aqueducts; the prefect of a camp, of a fleet, of the city guard, of provisions; the pretorian prefect, who was commander of the troops guarding the emperor's person.

Prefect (n.)

A superintendent of a department who has control of its police establishment, together with extensive powers of municipal regulation.

Prefect (n.)

In the Greek and Roman Catholic churches, a title of certain dignitaries below the rank of bishop.

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Magisterial title

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French state's representative in a department or region

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Romanian government office

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Operatic character in the opera Linda di Chamounix by Gaetano Donizetti

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Multi-role military aircraft by Avro

Prefect Rhymes


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Spanish Translation

Prefect in Spanish is Prefecto

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Whenever the Universe fell apart, Ford Prefect was never far behind." - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy


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