associate's degree


Definition of associate's degree

  1. :  a degree that is given to a student who has completed two years of study at a junior college, college, or university in the U.S.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to join as a partner, friend, or companion

    :  to join or connect together :  combine

    :  to bring together or into relationship in any of various intangible ways (as in memory or imagination)

  1. :  one associated with another: such as

    :  partner, colleague

    :  companion, comrade

  1. :  closely connected (as in function or office) with another :  sharing in responsibility or authority

    :  having secondary or subordinate status

    :  closely related especially in the mind

  1. :  a step or stage in a process, course, or order of classification

    :  a rank or grade of official, ecclesiastical, or social position

    :  a particular standing especially as to dignity or worth

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capable of being understood in two ways

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