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n. Abbr. R.
1. A cleric in charge of a parish in the Episcopal Church.
2. An Anglican parish priest in a parish where historically the priest was entitled to the tithes.
3. A Roman Catholic priest appointed to be managerial as well as spiritual head of a church or other institution, such as a seminary or university.
4. The principal of certain schools, colleges, and universities.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin rēctor, director, from rēctus past participle of regere, to rule; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

rec′tor·ate (-ĭt) n.
rec·to′ri·al (rĕk-tôr′ē-əl) adj.
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Noun1.rectorate - the office or station of a rector
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
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