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doctorate

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