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e•mer•i•ta



Pronunciation: (i-mer'i-tu), [key]
adj., n., pl. -taePronunciation: (-tē"). [key]


adj.
(of a woman) retired or honorably discharged from active professional duty, but retaining the title of one's office or position: Kate Johnson, Professor Emerita of Music.

n.
a woman with such status.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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