preceptor

[ pri-sep-ter, pree-sep- ]SEE DEFINITION OF preceptor

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I date my fortunes from the hour in which I was placed in your father's house as your preceptor.

Soon afterward he entered into partnership with his preceptor.

After receiving his degree he commenced the practice of medicine with his preceptor.

Here was indeed a desirable academy, and my preceptor matched it.

Every Fakīr must have a Murshid or preceptor, and be initiated by him.

Pomponio Leto, his preceptor, had imbued him with the spirit of the humanists.

Not much care was exercised in the selection of a preceptor.

I left one sacred charge with the preceptor of my childhood.

Mendel seized the preceptor's hand and kissed it rapturously.

My preceptor was in his room on the first floor, just over me.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "tutor, instructor" (earliest reference might be to "expert in the art of writing"), from Latin praeceptor "teacher, instructor," agent noun from praecipere (see precept). Medical training sense attested from 1803.

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