postdoctoral

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

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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 fellowshipb :  engaged in such work postdoctoral scholars

1929

First Known Use of postdoctoral

1929


POSTDOCTORAL Defined for English Language Learners

postdoctoral

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

Definition of postdoctoral for English Language Learners

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


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