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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The education department had invited applications for 2,000 vacant posts of headmasters and headmistress on May 10, 2015, and over 5,089 candidates were declared eligible and the written test was conducted by IBA-Sukkur on December 20, 2015.
Explanation has been sought from Abdul Qayyum, principal Government Higher Secondary School, Harappa, Nadia Aslam, ESE, Government Girls Community Model School, Chak 10/L-1, Sumera Chishti, headmistress, Government Girls High School, Chak 88/6-R, Tahira Yasmin, PST/headmistress, Government Girls Primary School, Chak 59/GD and Salman Iqbal, headmaster Government High School, Chak 59/GD.
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