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1. prefecture

noun. ['ˈpriːˌfɛktʃɝ'] the office of prefect.

Synonyms

  • place
  • billet
  • post
  • spot
  • office
  • situation
  • position

Antonyms

  • undock
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • front

Etymology

  • praefectura (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Prefecture

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Example sentences of the word prefecture


1. Noun, singular or mass
Just south of Tokyo in the Kanagawa prefecture, Enoshima Beach is both an island and a small town.

2. prefecture

noun. ['ˈpriːˌfɛktʃɝ'] the district administered by a prefect (as in France or Japan or the Roman Empire).

Synonyms

  • administrative division
  • territorial division

Antonyms

  • left
  • right
  • upgrade

Etymology

  • praefectura (Latin)
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