headmistress


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head·mis·tress

 (hĕd′mĭs′trĭs)
n.
A woman who is the principal of a school, usually a private school.

headmistress

(ˌhɛdˈmistrəs)
n
(Education) a female principal of a school. Gender-neutral form: head teacher
ˌheadˈmistressˌship n

head•mis•tress

(ˈhɛdˈmɪs trɪs)

n.
a woman in charge of a private school.
[1870–75]
head′mis′tress•ship`, n.
usage: See -ess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.headmistress - a woman headmaster
head teacher, school principal, principal, head - the educator who has executive authority for a school; "she sent unruly pupils to see the principal"
Translations
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headmistress

[ˈhedˈmɪstrɪs] Ndirectora f (de colegio)

headmistress

[ˌhɛdˈmɪstrɪs] ndirectrice fhead office nsiège m socialhead of state nchef mf d'Étathead-on [ˌhɛdˈɒn] adj [collision] → de plein fouethead on head-on adv [hit, collide with] → de plein fouet; [confront] → de front

headmistress

[ˌhɛdˈmɪstrɪs] n (of primary school) → direttrice f; (of secondary school) → preside f
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