associate's degree

noun

Definition of associate's degree

: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

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

  2. : to join or connect together : combine

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

  1. : one associated with another: such as

  2. : partner, colleague

  3. : companion, comrade

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

  2. : having secondary or subordinate status

  3. : closely related especially in the mind

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

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

  3. : a particular standing especially as to dignity or worth


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