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English definition of “associate's degree”

associate's degree

noun [C] uk   /əˌsəʊ.si.əts.dɪˈɡriː/ us    /-ˈsoʊ-/ US
the qualification given to a student by a junior college after successfully finishing two years of studyQualifications in higher education
(Definition of associate's degree from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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