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Dean is a 4 letter word which starts with the letter D and ends with the letter N for which we found 5 definitions.

(n.) A dignitary or presiding officer in certain ecclesiastical and lay bodies; esp. an ecclesiastical dignitary subordinate to a bishop.
(n.) The collegiate officer in the universities of Oxford and Cambridge England who besides other duties has regard to the moral condition of the college.
(n.) The head or presiding officer in the faculty of some colleges or universities.
(n.) A registrar or secretary of the faculty in a department of a college as in a medical or theological or scientific department.
(n.) The chief or senior of a company on occasion of ceremony; as the dean of the diplomatic corps; -- so called by courtesy.

Syllable Information

The word dean is a 4 letter word that has 1 syllable . The syllable division for dean is: dean

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