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doctoratenoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɒk.tər.ət/  us   /ˈdɑːk.tɚ.ət/ (US doctor's degree)
the ​highestdegree from a ​university: She has a doctorate inphysics from Yale.
doctoral
adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈdɒk.tər.əl/  us   /ˈdɑːk.tɚ.əl/
a doctoral ​dissertation
(Definition of doctorate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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doctoratenoun [C]

 us   /ˈdɑk·tər·ət/
one of the highest-ranking ​degrees given by a ​university: He ​earned a doctorate at the University of Chicago.
(Definition of doctorate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “doctorate”
in Arabic دُكتوراة…
in Korean 박사 학위…
in Portuguese doutorado…
in Catalan doctorat…
in Japanese 博士号…
in Chinese (Simplified) 博士学位…
in Turkish doktora derecesi…
in Russian докторская степень…
in Chinese (Traditional) 博士學位…
in Italian dottorato…
in Polish doktorat…
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