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 (pōst-grăj′o͞o-ĭt, -āt′)
Of, relating to, or pursuing advanced study after graduation from high school or college.
One who is engaged in postgraduate study.
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(pəʊstˈɡrædjʊɪt) ,




1. (Education) a student who has obtained a degree from a university, etc, and is pursuing studies for a more advanced qualification
2. (Education) (modifier) of or relating to such a student or to his or her studies
Also (US and Canadian): graduate
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(poʊstˈgrædʒ u ɪt, -ˌeɪt)

1. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or consisting of postgraduates: a postgraduate seminar.
2. a student who is taking advanced work after graduation, as from a high school or college.
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Involved in or undertaking study at an advanced level after having graduated from a college or university.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.postgraduate - a student who continues studies after graduationpostgraduate - a student who continues studies after graduation
college boy, college man, collegian - a student (or former student) at a college or university
Adj.1.postgraduate - of or relating to studies beyond a bachelor's degree; "graduate courses"
high - greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount; "a high temperature"; "a high price"; "the high point of his career"; "high risks"; "has high hopes"; "the river is high"; "he has a high opinion of himself"
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postgraduální student
jatko-opiskelija yliopistossa
posztgraduálisposztgraduális hallgató
sinh viên sau đại học


[ˈpəʊstˈgrædjʊɪt] (Brit)
A. Nposgraduado/a m/f
B. CPD postgraduate course Ncurso m para (pos)graduados
postgraduate study N postgraduate studies NPLestudios mpl de posgrado
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nétudiant(e) de troisième cycle
adj [course, work, research] → de troisième cycle postgraduate studentpostgraduate student nétudiant(e) de troisième cyclem/fpost-haste [ˌpəʊstˈheɪst] post haste adven toute hâtepost-holder [ˈpəʊsthəʊldər] ntitulaire mf du poste
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1. adj (studies, course) → successivo/a alla laurea
2. n laureato che continua gli studi
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


طَالِبُ دِراسات عُلْيَا postgraduální student overbygningsstuderende Postgraduierter μεταπτυχιακός φοιτητής posgraduado jatko-opiskelija yliopistossa étudiant en troisième cycle postdiplomac studente che segue un corso post-laurea 大学院生 대학원생 postdoctoraal doktorgradsstudent absolwent pós-graduado аспирант forskarstuderande นักศึกษาที่เรียนต่อจากปริญญาตรี doktora sinh viên sau đại học 研究生
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The material that inspired this editorial (opening conference of Terezinha Feres-Carneiro at the 30th Anniversary Ceremony of the Postgraduate Course in Psychology at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil) was transcribed in the original Portuguese and made fully available as an Additional file 1.
Up to PS10,280 of funding will be available to students through new Postgraduate Loans administered by the Student Loans Company (SLC) on behalf of the Welsh Government.
I have a student, Maria McDermott, who is conducting research for her master's degree and would like to learn more about graduate nurses' perceptions of the value of postgraduate study during the NETP year.
A cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted using a self - administered questionnaire distributed to 115 postgraduate residents from seven dental institutes in Rawalpindi, Islamabad and Lahore and five different dental specialties.
WOPEC at Cardiff University provides short courses for optometrists, as well as postgraduate study.
Deadline: There is no formal deadline for application to postgraduate courses but we recommend applying as soon as possible.
The postgraduate training (residency) is being imparted in two military teaching hospitals and nine armed forces clinical institutes affiliated with AFPGMI.
Prospective students are invited to find out more about the courses on offer, including postgraduate degrees and flexible part-time and professional qualifications that will help them develop their career prospects.
One in four Middle East professionals plan to gain a postgraduate degree in the next two years, according to research released by online recruitment firm Gulf Talent on 12 April.
Research has shown that large numbers of employers are increasingly seeking to recruit people with postgraduate degrees, and it has been shown that somebody with a Master's can, on average, expect to earn an extra PS200,000 over a working life.
It suggests that salaries for postgraduates and non-graduates have risen faster since 2010 than for those who hold a first degree.
Dange (2010) studied postgraduates' computer literacy viz-a-viz their e-resources use in Ku Vampu University, India and reported that the students entering the university at the postgraduate level had a mediocre knowledge of computer.

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