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Meaning of "dean" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DEAN

From Old French deien, from Late Latin decānus one set over ten persons, from Latin decem ten.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DEAN

dean  [diːn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DEAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dean is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DEAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of dean in the English dictionary

The first definition of dean in the dictionary is the chief administrative official of a college or university faculty. Other definition of dean is a college fellow with responsibility for undergraduate discipline. Dean is also the head of a chapter of canons and administrator of a cathedral or collegiate church.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DEAN


bean
biːn
been
biːn
bene
biːn
between
bɪˈtwiːn
clean
kliːn
cuisine
kwɪˈziːn
eine
iːn
green
ɡriːn
Halloween
ˌhæləʊˈiːn
jean
dʒiːn
machine
məˈʃiːn
magazine
ˌmæɡəˈziːn
marine
məˈriːn
mean
miːn
nicotine
ˈnɪkəˌtiːn
queen
kwiːn
scene
siːn
screen
skriːn
seen
siːn
teen
tiːn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DEAN

dealmaker
dealt
deambulatory
deaminase
deaminate
deamination
deaminisation
deaminise
deaminization
deaminize
Dean of Faculty
dean of guild
Deane
deaner
deaneries
deanery
deanship
dear
Dear John letter
dear-bought

WORDS THAT END LIKE DEAN

Aegean
Boolean
Caribbean
cetacean
Chilean
dry-clean
European
Guinean
Indian Ocean
jelly bean
Korean
lean
Mediterranean
ocean
sean
South Korean
soybean
spring-clean
the Caribbean
Zimbabwean

Synonyms and antonyms of dean in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DEAN»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «dean» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of dean

Translation of «dean» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DEAN

Find out the translation of dean to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dean from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dean» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

> 学院院长
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

decano
570 millions of speakers

English

dean
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

डीन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عميد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

декана
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

decano
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

যাজক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

doyen
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dekan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Dekan
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

学部長
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

학장
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dean
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hiệu trưởng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டீன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डीन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dekan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

preside di facoltà {or} di college
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dziekan
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

декана
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

decan
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πρύτανης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dekaan
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dekanus
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dean
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dean

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DEAN»

The term «dean» is very widely used and occupies the 5.443 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DEAN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dean

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10 QUOTES WITH «DEAN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word dean.
1
Muammar al-Gaddafi
I am an international leader, the dean of the Arab rulers, the king of kings of Africa and the imam of Muslims, and my international status does not allow me to descend to a lower level.
2
A. Scott Berg
By the '40s, Sam Goldwyn is a very serious man. By the '50s, he's the dean of American producers. To the end, he was Hollywood's gray eminence.
3
Fred F. Fielding
Dean had just come from seeing his lawyer. That was the first time that I found out that he had consulted a lawyer. He wanted to tell me what he thought was going on, but he was writing it down as if my house was bugged. He acted like everything was bugged.
4
Katharine Graham
Dean Acheson was one of the very best and brightest of the men who ever came to Washington.
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Tom Jones
Dean Martin always dressed very well but then he was a good looking fella with a good physique so he could wear anything.
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I. King Jordan
I'm a psychologist. I was a psychology faculty member, and then I became an administrator of the department, then the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. At the time of the presidential search, I was the dean.
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Lloyd Kaufman
The dean of the American Film Institute has written that I'm one of the very few auteurs in America. I've had freedom for 40 years to create art that is totally personal and is what I believe in.
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Joe Mantegna
Dean Martin is one of my heroes.
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Wallace Shawn
Acting is trying to be absolutely truthful; to get audiences to believe that you are a dean, when, actually, not only are you not the dean, but if you walked into the building they'd probably throw you out. That's very hard.
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Ruth J. Simmons
Probably the first time I was a boss was when I was associate dean of the graduate school at the University of Southern California. I was in my early 30s.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DEAN»

Discover the use of dean in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dean and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Dragon's Dream: Roger Dean
The first published collection of Roger Dean's work in more than twenty years, Dragon's Dream celebrates the enduring vision of one of the most significant artists of our time.
Roger Dean, 2008
2
Mogul: A Novel
His love for music lands him at the estate of Larry “Pop” Singleton, a retired and respected Hip Hop music mogul who sees something special in Big A.T., and he also knows the truth about his sexuality.
Terrance Dean, 2011
3
Fallen Angels
Seventeen-year-old Richie Perry, just out of his Harlem high school, enlists in the Army in the summer of 1967 and spends a devastating year on active duty in Vietnam. Reissue.
Walter Dean Myers, 1988
4
Monster
This compelling novel is Walter Dean Myers's writing at its best. 2000 Coretta Scott King Honor Book, 2000 Michael L. Printz Award, 1999 National Book Award Finalist, 01 Heartland Award for Excellence in YA Lit Finalist, 00-01 Tayshas High ...
Walter Dean Myers, 2009
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Basketball on Paper
Basketball on Paper doesnÆt diagram plays or explain how players get in shape, but instead demonstrates how to interpret player and team performance.
Dean Oliver autofilled, 2003
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Governmentality: Power and Rule in Modern Society
In this timely second edition Mitchell Dean engages with the full textual basis of Foucault's lectures and once again provides invaluable insights into the traditions, methods and theories of political power identifying the authoritarian as ...
Mitchell Dean, 2010
7
Blog Theory: Feedback and Capture in the Circuits of Drive
Set against the background of the economic crisis wrought by neoliberalism, the book engages with recent work in contemporary media theory as well as with thinkers such as Giorgio Agamben, Jean Baudrillard, Guy Debord, Jacques Lacan, and ...
Jodi Dean, 2010
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Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner
- How do you do it? - Are you insane? And in the new paperback edition, Karnazes answers the two questions he was most asked on his book tour: - What, exactly, do you eat? - How do you train to stay in such good shape?
Dean Karnazes, 2006
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In Heaven! Experiencing the Throne of God
I know EVERYTHING - IS - RIGHT, where Jesus is, and THERE IS NOTHING WRONG!! Some say it is peaceful, but it far exceeds past peace because there is nothing to be peaceful from...... Dean & Marilyn Braxton are licensed ministers.
Dean Braxton, 2009
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Design and Analysis of Experiments
This book offers a step-by-step guide to the experimental planning process and the ensuing analysis of normally distributed data, emphasizing the practical considerations governing the design of an experiment.
Angela M. Dean, Daniel Voss, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DEAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dean is used in the context of the following news items.
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Law school dean asks for a smaller salary because the cost of law …
The incoming dean at the University of Illinois College of Law is taking a pay cut at his new job, making less than his predecessor in order to ... «Business Insider, Jul 15»
2
Karl Dean to become Belmont professor after mayoral term
Mayor Karl Dean will soon be known as professor Karl Dean. The outgoing Nashville mayor has agreed to begin a new role in October as ... «The Tennessean, Jul 15»
3
Desautels' Peter Todd to be next dean of HEC Paris
Prof Todd will be the first non-French dean of HEC. Prof Todd, a specialist in information systems, was dean of the Desautels school at McGill ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
4
As SEAS Dean, Doyle Will Face Opportunities and Challenges
When Francis J. Doyle III starts his stint as dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the start of next month, he will take the ... «Harvard Crimson, Jul 15»
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PHOTO: OU defensive back Will Johnson makes Dean's List
Johnson, a junior college transfer via Monroe College in New York, made the Dean's List at OU for the Spring 2015 semester, as proof by this ... «NewsOK.com, Jul 15»
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Possible VUJC dean likes connections, engagement
John Berry, one of two candidates for assistant vice president and dean of Vincennes University Jasper Campus, visited Dubois County today ... «The Herald, Jul 15»
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Dean Koontz Returns To Dynamite For More Frankenstein
Horror novelist Dean Koontz is coming back to Dynamite for a new six-issue miniseries Dean Koontz's Frankenstein: Storm Surge. Koontz has ... «Bleeding Cool News, Jul 15»
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Founding dean of MCG Southwest Campus named administrative …
Dr. Iqbal Khan, founding dean of the Medical College of Georgia Southwest Campus, was recently named administrative director of the Office of ... «The Albany Herald, Jul 15»
9
Vyapam scam: Dean Arun Sharma's viscera sent to CFSL Hyderabad
Delhi Police have sent the viscera samples of Jabalpur Medical College Dean Arun Sharma for tests to Central Forensic Science Laboratory ... «Daily News & Analysis, Jul 15»
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See Dean swim (around the Island)
Vineyard Havener Dean Bragonier will begin a 27-part, freestyle circumnavigation of Martha's Vineyard this Sunday at State Beach in Oak ... «Martha's Vineyard Times, Jul 15»

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