/ provost /
Množina reči provost je provosts.
ETYM Old Fren. provost (Latin prae and pro being confused), French prevôt, from Latin praepositus placed before, a chief, from praeponere to place before: cf. AS. prâfost, prôfast. Related to Preposition, Propound.
(Scottish) Mayor; head of cathedral or college. provost marshal, head of military police.
A high-ranking university administrator.