Associations to the word «Prefect»


PREFECT, noun. An official of Ancient Rome who controlled or superintended a particular command, charge, department, etc.
PREFECT, noun. The head of a department in France.
PREFECT, noun. A school pupil in a position of power over other pupils.
PREFECT, noun. A commander.

Dictionary definition

PREFECT, noun. A chief officer or chief magistrate; "the prefect of Paris police".

Wise words

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