Definition of postdoctoral
: being beyond the doctoral level:a : of or relating to advanced academic or professional work beyond a doctor's degree a postdoctoral fellowshipb : engaged in such work postdoctoral scholars
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POSTDOCTORAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of postdoctoral for English Language Learners
: relating to work that is done after a PhD has been completed
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