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doc·tor·ate

 (dŏk′tər-ĭt)
n.
The degree or status of a doctor as conferred by a university.

doctorate

(ˈdɒktərɪt; -trɪt)
n
(Education) the highest academic degree in any field of knowledge. Also called: doctor's degree

doc′tor's degree`


n.
1. any of several academic degrees of the highest rank awarded by universities and some colleges, as the Ph.D. or Ed.D., or an honorary degree, as the LL.D.
2. a degree awarded to a graduate of a school of medicine, dentistry, or veterinary science.

doctorate

The academic degree of doctor, as awarded by a college or university.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.doctorate - one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a universitydoctorate - one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university
academic degree, degree - an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study; "he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude"
DMD, Doctor of Dental Medicine - a doctor's degree in dental medicine
DDS, Doctor of Dental Surgery - a doctor's degree in dental surgery
DD, Doctor of Divinity - a doctor's degree in religion
DEd, Doctor of Education, EdD - a doctor's degree in education
Doctor of Medicine, MD - a doctor's degree in medicine
DMus, Doctor of Music, MusD - a doctor's degree in music
AMusD, Doctor of Musical Arts - a doctor's degree in musical arts
Doctor of Optometry, OD - a doctor's degree in optometry
Doctor of Osteopathy, DO - doctor's degree in osteopathy
D.A., Doctor of Arts - a doctor's degree with a special disciplinary focus
Doctor of Philosophy - a doctorate awarded for original contributions to knowledge
Doctor of Public Health, DPH - a doctor's degree in preventive medicine
Doctor of Theology, ThD - a doctor's degree in theology
Doctor of Sacred Theology, STD - a doctor's degree in theology; "STD is from the Latin Sanctae Theologiae Doctor"
Translations
دَرَجَة ``دكتوراه''
doktorát
doktorgrad
doktorátus
doktorsgráîa
doktorát

doctorate

[ˈdɒktərɪt] Ndoctorado m DEGREE

doctorate

[ˈdɒktərət] ndoctorat m

doctorate

nDoktorwürde f; doctorate in science/philosophyDoktor(titel) min Naturwissenschaften/Philosophie; to gain one’s doctoratedie Doktorwürde verliehen bekommen; to take one’s doctorateseinen Doktor machen; he’s still doing his doctorateer sitzt immer noch an seiner Doktorarbeit

doctorate

[ˈdɒktrɪt] ndottorato di ricerca

doctor

(ˈdoktə) noun
(often abbreviated to Dr when written in titles).
1. a person who is trained to treat ill people. Doctor Davidson; You should call the doctor if you are ill; I'll have to go to the doctor.
2. a person who has gained the highest university degree in any subject.
verb
1. to interfere with; to add something to (usually alcohol or drugs). Someone had doctored her drink.
2. to treat with medicine etc. I'm doctoring my cold with aspirin.
ˈdoctorate (-rət) noun
the degree of Doctor.
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