- enPR: dŏkʹtər-ĭt
- Hyphenation: doc‧tor‧ate
- IPA: /dɒk.tər.ət/
doctorate (plural doctorates)
- The highest degree awarded by a university faculty.
highest degree awarded by a university faculty
doctorate (third-person singular simple present doctorates, present participle doctorating, simple past and past participle doctorated)
- (archaic, transitive) To make into a doctor.
- He was bred […] in Oxford and there doctorated.