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Meaning of doctorate by Wiktionary Dictionary

doctorate


    Pronunciation

    • enPR: dŏkʹtər-ĭt
    • Hyphenation: doc‧tor‧ate
    • IPA: /dɒk.tər.ət/

    Derived terms

    Verb

    doctorate ( third-person singular simple present doctorates present participle doctorating, simple past and past participle doctorated )

    1. ( archaic, transitive ) To make into a doctor.


Explanation of doctorate by Wordnet Dictionary

doctorate


    Noun
    1. one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university



    Definition of doctorate by GCIDE Dictionary

    doctorate


    1. Doctorate n. [Cf. F. doctorat.] The degree, title, or rank, of a doctor.

    2. Doctorate v. t. To make ( one ) a doctor.

      He was bred . . . in Oxford and there doctorated. Fuller.