honorary degree

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Noun1.honorary degree - a degree conferred to honor the recipienthonorary 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"
ArtsD, Doctor of Arts - an honorary arts degree
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
Doctor of Laws, LLD - an honorary law degree
Doctor of Science, ScD, DS - an honorary degree in science
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[USA], May 12 (ANI): Justin Timberlake along with Missy Elliot and composer Alex Lacamoire received honorary doctorates from Berklee College of Music in Boston.
Deakin Honorary Doctorates program recognizes eminent individuals who have made an inspiring or significant and sustained contribution to the community aligned to the University's objectives.
The university also conferred Honorary Doctorates of Letters on her fellow band members Noel Hogan, Mike Hogan and Fergal Lawler.
The school offers honorary doctorates such as Doctor of Divinity, Ph.D.
He was one of six people to receive honorary doctorates during the week at the university's Queensgate campus.
Last week, Aston University celebrated the graduation of 500 of its postgraduate students as well as recognised the contributions of leading figures across the world by awarding honorary doctorates to four key individuals.
The university awarded three honorary doctorates at that ceremony to Munib Masri an international businessman; Donna E.
"It's also a privilege to join such internationally recognised individuals who have received Honorary Doctorates from the University - all of whom have contributed a great deal to their respective fields.
While he has received similar honorary doctorates from top international institutions around the world, Jamia Millia Islamia would have been the first Indian university to confer one on him.
Both Wendy and Alun received Honorary Doctorates of Arts for their outstanding contribution to television and film.
The Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town and former chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa, is one of four people who are to receive honorary doctorates at a special ceremony at the university next month.
Dr Kalam already has 32 honorary doctorates awarded by universities in India and other counties.

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