emeritus: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (i-mer'i-tus), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -ti
  1. retired or honorably discharged from active professional duty, but retaining the title of one's office or position: dean emeritus of the graduate school; editor in chief emeritus.
  1. an emeritus professor, minister, etc.
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