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Synonyms for dean

faculty head


Words related to dean

an administrator in charge of a division of a university or college

United States film actor whose moody rebellious roles made him a cult figure (1931-1955)

a man who is the senior member of a group


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(Roman Catholic Church) the head of the College of Cardinals

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This special bonded filter eliminates carbon 'dusting' associated with loose granular carbon filtration, keeping your processing area dean.
By 1995, she was appointed to the Benefice of Warkworth with Acklington - covering the Parish Church of St Lawrence at the former and the Church of St John the Divine at the latter - and served as area dean from 2005-11.
Rev Peter Lewis, the area dean for the Vale of Neath parish, said he hoped people would be able to draw strength from the service.
Some dioceses have changed the name to Area Dean, which makes more sense in a town.
Area Dean the Rev Alan Green said: "Youths were causing a disturbance.
The Rev Andy Jolley, the area dean for Aston, said: "People there were determined to continue their worship of God, and continue their service to the community, and in the longer term they were determined to rebuild and restore the church for Erdington.
One peer, herein designated Peer A, was selected by the individual faculty member as an appropriate judge; the second peer, designated Peer B, was selected by the area dean.
Notable Harvard faculty include Harry Lewis, Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science, former Dean of Harvard College, and co-author of Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness After the Digital Explosion, and Michael Mitzenmacher, Professor and Area Dean of Computer Science, and author or co-author of more than 150 publications.
The Rev Simon Cash, who is area dean for the Bassetlaw and Bawtry Deanery, said that her views "were not the views of the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham".
Joyce Jones, Area Dean of Kirkburton said: "John will be fulfilling a valuable role assisting in the Kirkburton Deanery over a time of transition due to sickness and vacancies.
Rev Canon Robert Townsend, who serves as Area Dean of Arfon in the Diocese of Bangor, his wife, Kath, and daughter, Gwen, are part of the choir.
Robert, 46, who is the area dean of Arfon and director of communications for the diocese of Bangor, said: "Just being on the stage for our audition in Birmingham, which was recorded in February, was a wonderful experience, if slightly surreal.
The Revd Michael Gable, Area Dean of Pontypridd, said, "We are pleased that the Government has seen a vision for St Gwynno's Church.
The licensing ceremony was conducted by The Right Reverend John Stroyan, Bishop of Warwick and the installation was conducted by The Reverend Paul Manuel, area Dean of Warwick and Leamington.
CHURCH APPOINTMENT REV Dagmar Winter has been appointed as the new Area Dean for the Morpeth Deanery section of the Church of England.
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