US: /pɹəˈfɛsɝ/
UK: /pɹəfˈɛsɐ/

English Vietnamese dictionary

professor /professor/
  • danh từ
    • giáo sư (đại học)
    • (tôn giáo) giáo đồ, tín đồ

Advanced English dictionary

(also informal prof) noun (abbreviation Prof.)
1 (especially BrE) (AmE full professor) a university teacher of the highest rank: Professor (Ann) Williams + a chemistry professor + to be appointed Professor of French at Cambridge + He was made (a) professor at the age of 40.
Help Note: Full professor is used to describe a rank of university teacher, and not as a title.
2 (AmE) a teacher at a university or college

Collocation dictionary


distinguished, eminent | college, university | assistant, associate | emeritus | visiting
I spent six months as a visiting professor at Brown University.
| history, law, etc. | absent-minded, mad
He fitted perfectly the stereotype of the absent-minded professor.


~ of
an eminent professor of English

More information about JOB


be, work as ~
She's a well-known writer. Her father, a trained chef, now works as a bus driver.

study to be, train as, train to be ~
She trained as a painter and sculptor.

start (work) as ~
He started work as a trainee chef.

become, qualify as ~
She qualified as a vet last year.

employ (sb as), have
The company employs more than 1500 engineers.

engage (sb as), get, hire (sb as), recruit, take on ~
They have recruited a new designer.

appoint, appoint sb (as), make sb ~
are usually used with academic, official or highly responsible jobs:He was appointed Professor of Law at Yale. At 39 she was made chairman of the board.

dismiss, fire, sack ~
The club have sacked their coach.

Concise English dictionary

+someone who is a member of the faculty at a college or university