Doctorate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdɑːktərət|  American pronunciation of the word doctorate
Brit.  |ˈdɒkt(ə)rət|  British pronunciation of the word doctorate

noun

- one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university

Examples

He gained a doctorate in Chemical Engineering.

Brown received an honorary doctorate from Seoul University.

in what discipline is his doctorate?

He pushed her to finish her doctorate

a residential requirement for the doctorate

Word forms

noun
singular: doctorate
plural: doctorates
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