Upravitelj, upravnik, gospodar; kod Rimljana: titula namesnika pojedinih pokrajina koji su bili pod vlašću prefekata ili egzarha; u crkvenom pravu: načelnik konventa, svešteničkog kolegijuma ili zadužbine (u katoličkoj crkvi); upravitelj visoke škole, naročito univerziteta. (lat.)
ETYM Old Eng. canceler, chaunceler, French chancelier, Late Lat. cancellarius chancellor, a director of chancery, from Latin cancelli lattices, crossbars, which surrounded the seat of judgment. Related to Chancel.
1. The person who is head of state (in several countries); SYN. premier, prime minister.
2. (British) The honorary or titular head of a university.
1. Capital as contrasted with the income derived from it; SYN. corpus, principal sum.
2. The original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated.
3. The educator who has executive authority for a school; SYN. school principal, head teacher, head.
4. The major party to a financial transaction; buys and sells for his own account; SYN. dealer.
ETYM Old Fren. provost (Latin prae and pro being confused), French prevôt, from Latin praepositus placed before, a chief, from praeponere to place before: cf. AS. prâfost, prôfast. Related to Preposition, Propound.
(Scottish) Mayor; head of cathedral or college. provost marshal, head of military police.
A high-ranking university administrator.
ETYM Latin, from regere, rectum, to lead straight, to rule: cf. French recteur. Related to Regiment, Right.
1. One that directs; leader.
2. An officer who presides over the administration of a university.