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|Noun||1.||honorary degree - a degree conferred to honor the recipient|
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"
Doctor of Fine Arts - an honorary degree in fine arts
Doctor of Humane Letters - an honorary degree in letters
Doctor of Humanities - an honorary degree in the humanities