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An example use of dean in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… one because as a Dean away kind of …”
meanings of dean
A senior official in a college or university, who may be in charge of a division or faculty (for example, the dean of science) or have some other advisory or disciplinary function (for example, the dean of students).
A dignitary or presiding officer in certain church bodies, especially an ecclesiastical dignitary, subordinate to a bishop, in charge of a chapter of canons.
The senior member of some group of people.
Any of various villages and hamlets in England.
A habitational surname from Middle English dene “valley".
A title afforded to a dean.
A male given name transferred from the surname or derived from the title.
To serve as a dean.
To send (a student) to see the dean of a university.