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do·cent  audio  (dsnt, d-snt) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. A teacher or lecturer at some universities who is not a regular faculty member.
  2. A lecturer or tour guide in a museum or cathedral.

ETYMOLOGY:
German Dozent, from Latin docns, docent- present participle of docre, to teach; see dek- in Indo-European roots


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