how to pronounce rector


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rector is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of rector in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… University as rector I was a Chancellor …”

meanings of rector


  1. In the Roman Catholic Church, a cleric with managerial as well as spiritual responsibility for a church or other institution.
  2. In the Anglican Church, a cleric in charge of a parish and who owns the tithes of it.
  3. A headmaster in various educational institutions, e.g. a university.
  4. In a Protestant church, a pastor in charge of a church with administrative and pastoral leadership combined.
  5. A priest or bishop who is in charge of a parish or in an administrative leadership position in a theological seminary or academy.


  1. An English surname; derived from the German surname Richter.
  2. A city in Arkansas.

rector frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word rector occurs in english on average 5.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics rector can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that rector can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

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