n.(大学)院长,主持牧师,(基督教)教长 n. 迪安 Dean(男子名)
1 clergyman who is head of a cathedral chapter 教长（大教堂教士中职位最高者）; 主任牧师.
2 (also ,rural `dean) (esp Brit) clergyman who is responsible for a number of parishes （乡区的）主任牧师（主管若干牧区）.
3 (a) (in some universities) person who is responsible for discipline （在某些大学中的）学监.
(b) head of a university department of studies （大学的）系主任
*dean of the faculty of law 法律系系主任.
4 (US) = doyen.
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French;Origin: deien, from Late Latin decanus 'person in charge of ten others', from Latin decem 'ten']
a priest of high rank in the Christian church who is in charge of several priests or churches
someone in a university who is responsible for a particular area of work
the admissions dean
AmE someone with a lot of experience of a particular job or subject
British Equivalent: doyendean of
Neier is the dean of American human rights activism.
1. They hate the callous dean. 他们恨那个无情的学监。
2. They hate the callous dean. 他们恨那个无情的学监。
3. Our dean is an understanding counselor, not a martinet. 我们的教务长是一位善解人意的好顾问，而非厉行严格纪律者。