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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 ?
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.
"Not so, good Doctor Byles," answered Sir William Howe; "if mirth were a crime, you had never gained your doctorate in divinity.
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been conferred an honorary doctorate today by the Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University (AYBU) at the Council of Higher Education here.
Fresh details have emerged on the 118 doctorate degrees that were awarded by Jomo Kenyatta University last week.Analysis of the awards shows a lecturer supervised 16 doctorate students, which is against the Commission for University Education (CUE) requirement of one lecturer per three PhD students.
On Saturday, the actor shared an image of him in a graduation gown and cap as he flashes his doctorate. "No Dream is too big!!!
Maya Morsi receiving her honorary doctoral degree at the gala inaugural of the Women Economic Forum 2019 (Press photo) CAIRO -- 13 April 2019: The Jharkhand Rai University in India has granted an honorary doctorate degree in philosophy, economic empowerment and gender equality to Dr.
BY PAT FLANAGAN THE mother of tragic Cranberries star Dolores O'Riordan was presented with a posthumous Honorary Doctorate of Letters for her daughter yesterday.
He had been associated with the Medicina Alternative, Colombo after qualifying, with distinction, the doctorate of Homeo Medinces from a leading college in Sri Lanka in 1990.
He also holds the degrees of doctorate (Ph.D) in alternative medicines and Doctorate of Medicine since 2003.
FORMER National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Ahmed Makarfi has dispelled the rumour making the rounds that he shunned the award of Doctorate Degree given to him by the Kaduna State University.
An opposition lawmaker wants to declare the conferment of a doctorate degree as equivalent to entry-level career executive service officer eligibility in the civil service.
Lissuzzo is pursuing a juris doctorate degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law.<br />Foster A.

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