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  • (noun:)
  • (verb:)
  • Hyphenation: doc‧tor‧ate

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doctorate (plural doctorates)

  1. The highest degree awarded by a university faculty.

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

  1. (archaic) To make (someone) into a doctor.
    • Fuller
      He was bred [] in Oxford and there doctorated.
    • 1886, Simon Somerville Laurie, Lectures on the Rise and Early Constitution of Universities:
      Even after Salernum had a teacher of law [...] it could not doctorate in law.

Further readingEdit

  • doctorate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

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doctōrāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of doctōrō