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doctorate

doc·tor·ate

doctorate

 
pronunciation:
dak t riht
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: the highest academic degree, esp. the Ph.D., awarded for completion of advanced work at the graduate level, or as an honorary degree, and conferring the title or status of doctor on the recipient; doctor's degree.
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