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provost

1. the head of certain university colleges or schools
2. (in Scotland) the chairman and civic head of certain district councils or (formerly) of a burgh council
3. Church of England the senior dignitary of one of the more recent cathedral foundations
4. RC Church
a. the head of a cathedral chapter in England and some other countries
b. (formerly) the member of a monastic community second in authority under the abbot
5. (in medieval times) an overseer, steward, or bailiff in a manor
6. Obsolete a prison warder
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Over the course of the Challenge, Provost refined her approach.
Although primarily a jailer, the provost marshal was authorized to use the provost guard to perform military police functions.
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Edinburgh Provost Lesley Hinds has written to the Chief Rabbi Dr Jonathan Sacks telling him she won't go to a synagogue.
This is an exciting project for us," declares Provost Haynes.
Four specific outcomes for programs are a direct result of the UAPR process: (1) increased knowledge about the reality of program quality; (2) evidence-based decision making; (3) greater accountability to stakeholders; (4) evidence for meeting requirements of accrediting institutions (NCSU Provost, 2002).
He was one of six killed in action in southern Iraq on 24 June whilst serving with 156 Provost Company, Royal Military Police.