noun /dɪˈɡri/ us

› [C] ( symbol °) a unit of measurement of temperature, often shown by the symbol ° written after a number: The temperature is expected to climb to 90° tomorrow.

› [C] algebra an exponent (= number that shows how many times another number is to be multiplied by itself)degree of a monomial › A degree of a monomial is the total of the exponents in a mathematical statement.degree of a polynomial › A degree of a polynomial is the largest of the exponents in a mathematical statement.

› [C] the level of achievement recognized for a student who has completed a course of study at a college or university: She earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Yale.

in Korean | 도, 학위, 정도… |

in Arabic | دَرَجة, شَهادة جامِعِيّة… |

in French | degré, diplôme… |

in Turkish | sıcaklığı gösteren derece, açı gösteren derece, üniversite diploması/belgesi… |

in Italian | grado, laurea, livello… |

in Chinese (Traditional) | 數量, 程度, 水準… |

in Russian | градус, ученая степень, диплом… |

in Polish | stopień, stopień naukowy… |

in Spanish | grado, título… |

in Portuguese | grau, licenciatura, diploma universitário… |

in German | der Grad, das Grad, die Würde… |

in Catalan | grau, títol… |

in Japanese | （角度や温度の）～度, 学位, 程度… |

in Chinese (Simplified) | 数量, 程度, 水平… |

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April 15, 2015

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