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Definition of doyen noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    doyen

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈdɔɪɛn//
     
    , NAmE//ˈdɔɪən//
     
     
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  1. 1the most respected or most experienced member of a group or profession synonym dean
  2. 2 Robert Frost, the doyen of American poets
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: doyen