A supervisor especially of an examination or dormitory in a school.tr.v., -tored, -tor·ing, -tors.
To supervise (an examination).
[Middle English procutor, proctour, university officer, manager, from procuratour. See procurator.]
這proctor (學監) 每出巡 旁邊有兩人 叫 bulldog (猛犬)Proctor, an English variant of the word procurator, is a person who takes charge or acts for another. The word proctor is frequently used to describe someone who oversees an exam or dormitory.
The title is used in England in three principal senses:
- In law a proctor is an attorney or solicitor acting in some courts.
- In the church a proctor represents the clergy in Church of England dioceses.
- In education a Proctor is the name of important university officials in certain universities, for example at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge.
━━ n. 【英大学】学生監; 〔米〕 試験監督官; 【英法】代理人, 代訴人.
━━ vt. 〔米〕 試験監督をする.
verb [I or T] (US proctor)
to watch people taking an exam in order to check that they do not cheat:
Miss Jekyll will be invigilating (your chemistry exam) today.
invigilator UK Hide phonetics
noun [C] (US proctor)
If you need more paper, please ask the invigilator.
(from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)