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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.
References in classic literature ?
Not so, good Doctor Byles," answered Sir William Howe; "if mirth were a crime, you had never gained your doctorate in divinity.
He spoke with scorn of Cambridge where he had taken his degree and with horror of the life which awaited him when, having taken his doctorate in Heidelberg, he must return to England and a pedagogic career.
With the emergence of nurse practitioners in a number of clinical areas it is debated whether these nurses should be educated within Doctorate of Nursing Practice programs that have an emphasis on the translation of research into practice, rather than the actual conduct of research (Brar et al 2010; Edwardson 2010; Chase and Pruitt 2006; Meleis and Dracup 2005).
Fortune earned a bachelor's and a masters from the University of Kansas, and a doctorate from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
the leader in partnering with top-tier colleges and universities to deliver the world's best online degree programs, today announced that USC Rossier School of Education this week welcomed an inaugural class of 60 students to its new online doctorate, a Doctorate of Education (EdD) in Organizational Change and Leadership.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- One of the living legends of Turkish literature, novelist YaE-ar Kemal, received an honorary doctorate from ystanbul Bilgi University for his rare contribution to humanity in the field of culture, on Wednesday.
FASHION guru Gok Wan ditched the latest trends for a gown and mortarboard when he received an honorary doctorate from Birmingham City University.
by GARRETH MACNAMEE LEGENDARY band The Chieftains have received an honorary doctorate for their outstanding contribution to music.
Dr Sheikha Aisha bint Faleh al-Thani, a board member of Reach Out To Asia (Rota) and a member of Supreme Education Council (SEC), has received an honorary doctorate from United Kingdom's Plymouth University.
DeHaan, a CPA, recently completed his doctorate in accounting at the University of Washington and is an assistant professor at Stanford's Graduate School of Business.
In the total number of Doctors of Science, the participation of females that have obtained a doctorate during 2012 was 71 candidates or 48.
Education and occupation were recoded into bivariate variables: earned doctorate and university professor.