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praeses

(ˈpriːsɪz)
n
1. (Historical Terms) a Roman governor, esp a provincial governor, from the 2nd century AD
2. the chair or president of a society or meeting
3. (Education) (in a university) someone who presides over doctoral examinations; moderator; supervisor
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