HyperDic: doctorate

English > 1 sense of the word doctorate:
NOUNcommunicationdoctorate, doctor's degreeone of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university / university
doctorate > pronunciation
Soundsdaa'kteraht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > doctorate: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningOne of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university / university.
Synonymdoctor's degree
NarrowerDoctor of Arts, D.A.A doctor's degree with a special disciplinary focus
Doctor of Dental Medicine, DMDA doctor's degree in dental medicine
Doctor of Dental Surgery, DDSA doctor's degree in dental surgery
Doctor of Divinity, DDA doctor's degree in religion
Doctor of Education, EdD, DEdA doctor's degree in education
Doctor of Medicine, MDA doctor's degree in medicine
Doctor of Music, DMus, MusDA doctor's degree in music
Doctor of Musical Arts, AMusDA doctor's degree in musical arts
Doctor of Optometry, ODA doctor's degree in optometry
Doctor of Osteopathy, DOdoctor's degree in osteopathy
Doctor of PhilosophyA doctorate awarded for original contributions to knowledge
Doctor of Public Health, DPHA doctor's degree in preventive medicine
Doctor of Sacred Theology, STDA doctor's degree in theology
Doctor of Theology, ThDA doctor's degree in theology
Broaderacademic degree, degreeAn award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study
Spanishdoctorado
Catalandoctorat
Adjectivesdoctoral, doctorialof or relating to a doctor or doctorate

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