Pre-nominal letters are a title which is placed before the name of a person as distinct from a post-nominal title which is placed after the name. A title is a prefix or suffix added to a person's name to signify either veneration an official position or a professional or academic qualification Post-nominal letters, also called " post-nominal initials " or " post-nominal titles " are letters placed after the name of a person to indicate that Examples of pre-nominal titles, for instance professional titles include: Doctor, Eur Ing, Ir (Ingenieur) and Professor; whilst other common social titles are Mr., Master, The Honorable, Ms., Mrs. and Miss. Doctor ( gen: doctoris) means teacher in Latin. The word is originally an Agentive noun of the verb docēre ('teach' FEANI (the European Federation of National Engineering Associations) is a federation of national professional bodies representing Engineering in An engineer is a person professionally engaged in a field of Engineering. The meaning of the word professor ( Latin: professor, person who professes to be an expert in some art or science teacher of highest rank) varies Master is an English title In English and Welsh society Master was used in England for men of some rank especially "free masters" The prefix The Honourable or The Honorable (abbreviated to " The Hon Ms (UK or Ms (USA (mɪz or /məz/ is an English honorific used with the last name or full name of a Woman. Mrs (UK or Mrs (USA is an English honorific used for women, usually for those who are married and who do not have a title that would take Pre-nominal letters are generally social, but can be professional in nature. Definition In the absence of agreement about its meaning the term "social" is used in many different senses referring among other things to attitudes This article is about people called professionals For the Movie, see The Professional or Leon.
In some Continental European countries all academic degrees were traditionally pre-nominal. Continental Europe, also referred to as mainland Europe or simply the Continent, is the Continent of Europe, explicitly excluding European A degree is any of a wide range of status levels conferred by institutions of Higher education, such as universities, normally as the result of successfully completing Examples of pre-nominal academic degrees, for instance in the German speaking countries include: Dipl.-Ing. (Engineer's Degree), Dipl.-Kfm. (Master's degree in management), Dipl. An engineer's degree is a graduate Academic degree intermediate in rank between a Master's degree and a doctoral degree in the United States See also Diploma Diplom (from Greek Δίπλωμα Diploma) is an Academic degree in some European countries including -Phys. (Master's degree in physics), Dr. -Ing. (German doctorate in engineering), Ing. (Awarded by the Authorities of the Lander-Law called Ingenieur Gesetz), Dr. med. (German M.D.) and Mag. Doctor of Medicine ( MD or MD, from the Latin Medicinæ Doctor meaning "Teacher of Medicine" is a doctoral (Austrian Master's degree (Magister)) in all disciplines except engineering). Due to the Bologna process most of these pre-nominal degrees will be replaced by post-nominal Bachelor's and Master's degrees (but people who have held academic degrees before the Bologna process, may also use the pre-nominal academic degrees). The purpose of the Bologna process (or Bologna accords is to create the European higher education area by making Academic degree standards and quality assurance standards