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From Latin emeritus.

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emeritus

  1. retired, but retaining an honorific version of previous title; especially used with professor.

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Singular
Emeritus

Plural
emeriti

Emeritus (plural emeriti)
  1. A person retired in this sense (feminine form emerita).
    Oh, you veteran crime reporter, you grave old usher, you once popular policeman, now in solitary confinement after gracing that school crossing for years, you wretched emeritus read to by a boy! — Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita (1955)

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Perfect passive participle of ēmereō (earn, merit)

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Patrono:La-perfect participle

  1. earned, merited, having been earned.
  2. served, having done one's service.

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Patrono:La-decl-1&2

da:emeritus de:emeritus fr:emeritus io:emeritus kn:emeritus pl:emeritus ta:emeritus vi:emeritus zh:emeritus

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