Definition of prefect noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    prefect

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈprifɛkt//
     
     
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  1. 1Prefect an officer responsible for an area of local government in some countries, for example France, Italy, and Japan
  2. 2(in some British schools) an older student with some authority over younger students and some other responsibilities and advantages
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