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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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A letter sent by the SED to all District Education Authorities (DEAs) Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), directed them to post or adjust headmasters, headmistresses, senior headmasters or headmistresses and principals against the vacant post.
Administration Director Anjana Menon, General Secretary Anilkumar, and Headmistresses Shailaja Krishna Kumar and Asha Shiju attended the festival.
MULTAN -- The Punjab government has sought record of headmasters, headmistresses and subject specialist teachers (SSTs) from districts till February 18 to consider their cases for promotion.
She was also president of the Association of Headmistresses from 1972 to 74, governor of the Schools Council in the 1970s, served on several university committees and received an honorary doctorate from University of Birmingham in 1986.
Jean Wilks ran the independent Edgbaston school for 13 years from 1964 and was president of the Association of Headmistresses from 1972-74 She also served as governor of the Schools Council in the 70s, several university committees and received an honorary doctorate from Birmingham University in 1986.
Especially, headmistresses of several schools consider themselves as goddesses.
When Polly suggested to Robinson that her haughty manner was like a headmistress's, she replied: "How many headmistresses do you know who can afford to wear Armani?