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n. professor, lecturer (in a college, university, etc.); one who reads lections in a church
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Lector is Latin for one who reads, whether aloud or not. In modern languages it takes various forms, as either a development or a loan, such as , , and . It has various specialized uses:
- The title lector may be applied to lecturers and readers at some universities. There is also the title lector jubilate, which is an equivalent of Doctor of Divinity. In language teaching at universities in Britain, a foreign native speaker of a Slavonic language is often called a lektor or lector.
- A religious reader is sometimes referred to as a lector. The lector proclaims the Scripture readings used in the Liturgy of the Word from the official, liturgical book (lectionary). The Roman Catholic Church has a rite by which it formally institutes men who may or may not be studying for the priesthood and diaconate as lectors.
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1. someone who reads the lessons in a church service; someone ordained in a minor order of the Roman Catholic Church
(hypernym) clergyman, reverend, man of the cloth
2. a public lecturer at certain universities
(synonym) lecturer, reader
(hypernym) educator, pedagogue
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nm. lector, reader
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n. lector, headliner, lecturer, reader
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