[ US /ɪˈmɛɹətəs/ ]
[ UK /ɪmˈɛɹɪtəs/ ]
  1. a professor or minister who is retired from assigned duties
  1. honorably retired from assigned duties and retaining your title along with the additional title `emeritus' as in `professor emeritus'
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How To Use emeritus In A Sentence

  • He is professor emeritus at the University of Arizona's Optical Sciences Center.
  • After serving as rector of this church for 40 years, he retired in 1990 receiving the designation rector emeritus. chron.com Chronicle
  • Julie Jack, emeritus fellow in philosophy, was appointed to a teaching post at King's College, Cambridge.
  • Dr. Michael Thun, vice president emeritus of epidemiological research for the American Cancer Society, said it isn't surprising that the study would fail to detect any major trends so soon after attacks. WTC studies find no big jump in cancer, deaths
  • Edmond Morgan, an emeritus professor of history who was Ellis's thesis adviser, also expressed surprise at the notion that his friend was involved in antiwar activities. Joseph Ellis
  • On his retiral he became professor emeritus at Newcastle.
  • He was, however, permitted to keep his library and was granted an emeritus professorship by the University.
  • He is professor of theology emeritus at the University of Tubingen.
  • Emeritus membership shall consist of retired college or university teachers of agriculture.
  • I will now need to read up on prof Roy, I notice he is now emeritus, meaning that he is retired and therefore free to make a fool of himself. Tara Smith Speaks - The Panda's Thumb
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