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1profesor universitario masculineprofesora universitaria feminine
- He worked easily with the many newcomers into his department, most of them university dons.
- The indication that Oxford might have to consider implementing similar measures has been greeted with caution by University officials, dons, and students alike.
- As a don at the local university, he reviewed regularly for the Glasgow Herald.
- It was largely built in the second part of the nineteenth century when the university's dons were allowed to marry for the first time.
- Oxford dons see it as the best solution to the funding crisis afflicting Britain's universities.
- The club put me up at the house of ‘the Professor’ - a don of sorts at the university, and something of a legend in German basketball.
- Above all, dons represent the university and must abide by its regulations.
- Oxford dons - furious with the student hacks' actions - had already instigated disciplinary proceedings.
- Some evenings he chose to dine with the other dons and professors at high table in college.
- He found the college stuffed with dons hard in pursuit of their own lines of consultancy with industry.
- He's a neurophysiologist and a don at Magdalen College, and I always felt I was stupid because I couldn't get anything like the same results as him.
- Tall, bespectacled, fleshy, although in reasonably good shape, he has the self-effacing air of an old-fashioned university don.
- The hall was packed with around 400 undergraduates, while heads of colleges, or dons, sat on the front benches as they do in Parliament.
- Students, dons and members of the public gathered outside Balliol College in the centre of the city.
- In a colourful ceremony the scholars, who were robed and gowned in full academic dress, were presented with their award by the president in front of the deans, doctors and dons of the college.
- Opinion polls showed that most students supported him in his clashes with senior dons who were trying to force him out.
- Having enjoyed Harvard so much, she has even thought of becoming a Cambridge don.
- There was a furore amongst senior conservative dons, outraged at the possibility that they might assist a former youth offender and performance poet.
- I did not have the rich reading repertoires of my fellow English dons and I had a much stronger social-political awareness than most of them.
- Most interesting of all, Oxford don JRR Tolkien stayed at the college in the 1940s while his eldest son was studying for the priesthood.
transitive verb donning, donned, donned
- At his urging, I donned protective clothing and headed off in search of this tragic new affliction.
- But he was nevertheless disgruntled that he himself would not be donning the shirt.
- Most fans are content with donning a replica shirt and attending the odd game.
- He even donned his special summer shirt and shorts in celebration as the sun came out.
- Once each day, you leave the park, every time with a greater reluctance for donning your shirt.
- The other two had donned red jerseys, with dashes of gold and blue along the sleeves.
- His performances since donning the captain's armband have been wonderful and he is, like it or not, a sporting and cultural icon.
- At the last minute, Armstrong considered donning his helmet to fend off any bottles or rocks.
- But there is also a time for donning the hard hats and digging in.
- An Alsatian dog proved he really was man's best friend, by donning a bow-tie and acting as best man at his owners' wedding.
- So if you want, you can have your child donning the latest in designer rips, paint splashes and oily patches.
- I embarked on a flight to the United States donning the guise of a student.
- He also joked to the assembled dignitaries that he would be donning the riot gear before visiting the police authority in future.
- At this rate we'll be donning scarves and gloves on the big day.
- I woke up bright and early on my first morning, rising with the LA sun and donning my jogging gear from a trip to Venice beach.
- It is believed some gangs have posed as workmen to disguise themselves, donning donkey jackets and carrying tools.
- No amount of accessorising can bring you out of the style challenge you would be confronted with by donning these in daylight.
- I don't mind donning my sou'westers for my daily medicine walk but cycling in the rain doesn't appeal at all.
- He only took up donning the white overcoat and cap by chance, and after a less than auspicious start he has grown into the role.
- By growing out his beard and donning a wig, he took on a remarkable physical resemblance to Ludwig.
2formal(assume)asumirI was forced to don the role of critic — me vi obligado a asumir el papel de crítico