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postdoctoral

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adjective post·doc·tor·al \ˌpōs(t)-ˈdäk-t(ə-)rəl, ˈpōst-ˌ\

Simple Definition of postdoctoral

  • : relating to work that is done after a PhD has been completed

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of postdoctoral

  1. :  being beyond the doctoral level: a :  of or relating to advanced academic or professional work beyond a doctor's degree <a postdoctoral fellowship> b :  engaged in such work <postdoctoral scholars>

1936

First Known Use of postdoctoral

1936

Variants of postdoctoral

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postdoctorate

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