HyperDic: academic_degree

English > 1 sense of the expression academic degree:
NOUNcommunicationacademic degree, degreean award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study
English > academic degree: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study.
Synonymdegree
Narrowerassociate degree, associateA degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studies
bachelor's degree, baccalaureateAn academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies
doctor's degree, doctorateOne of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university / university
honorary degree, honoris causaA degree conferred to honor the recipient
honours, honours degreeA university / university degree with honors
law degreedegree conferred on someone who successfully completes law school
master's degreeAn academic degree higher than a bachelor's degree but lower than a doctor's degree
Broaderaward, accolade, honor, honour, laurelsA tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
Spanishdiploma, grado académico, grado, título
Catalandiploma, grau acadèmic

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