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proctor

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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proctorproc‧tor /ˈprɒktə $ ˈprɑːktər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 American EnglishSE someone who watches students in an examination to make sure that they do not cheat syn invigilator British Englishproctor verb [transitive]
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proctorUntil 1555 he was clerk of the market in Oxford and a proctor in the vice-chancellor's court.In these years he was frequently a proctor for prelates and religious institutions in Parliament.Additionally, proctors at the test centers noticed that one person was taking multiple tests under different names, Morgenthau said.There were two official categories of legal advisers: advocates and proctors.At the courts the same function was performed by touts, petition-drawers and proctors.Six armed proctors surround me and demand I surrender my blank examination-book.In 1295 Edward taxed them in a parliament attended by clerical proctors, though there were difficulties.Instead of handing over the test, the testy proctor grabbed the gun.
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