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doctorate

noun [C] uk   /ˈdɒk.tər.ət/  us   /ˈdɑːk.tɚ-/ (US doctor's degree)
the highest degree from a university: She has a doctorate in physics from Yale.
doctoral
adjective [before noun] uk   us   /-əl/
a doctoral dissertation
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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