doctorate

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

doctorate (plural doctorates)

  1. The highest degree awarded by a university faculty.

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Verb[edit]

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

  1. (archaic, transitive) To make into a doctor.
    • Fuller
      He was bred [] in Oxford and there doctorated.