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noun as in doctor's degree

noun as in postgraduate degree

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Annahita Nezami, a London psychologist, did her doctorate on the therapeutic value of the Overview Effect.

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Darden transferred to NASA’s male-dominated engineering division and later earned an engineering doctorate.

I, and many of my colleagues, have a master’s degree, and also a doctorate.

When they’re a bit drunk one night in December, Harper, a journalist, asks Abby, who’s getting a doctorate in art history, to go home with her to meet her family over Christmas.

Judy, who has led the district since 2014, rose from a life sciences teacher to a principal to Emanuel’s superintendent, earning a doctorate in educational leadership and administration.

The “doctorate” Duke claims is from an anti-Semitic Ukranian “diploma mill” as described by the State Department.

Dr. Grenci obtained her doctorate in clinical sexology in 2007.

Now Hunter wanted to confer an honorary doctorate on me, and I needed to find the words to properly convey how honored I felt.

One old soldier is on the path to a doctorate in mathematics and another is a trained underwater welder.

Four bronze stars later, he earned a chemistry doctorate and joined the FBI.

Copernicus made his medical studies in Ferrara and Padua, and obtained his doctorate with honors from Ferrara.

He studied at the École Polytechnique and at the École des Mines, and later received his doctorate in mathematics in 1879.

She had already earned her doctorate, while I was still struggling with the tag ends of my thesis.

A brilliant mathematician, he had taken his doctorate without difficulty, and his thesis had even attracted some attention.

He might obtain the doctorate in both branches of law in ten years (Rashdall i. 221-222).


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to doctorate, such as: doctor, phd, and postgraduate degree.

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