predoctoral

adjective pre·doc·tor·al \ (ˌ)prē-ˈdäk-t(ə-)rəl \

Definition of predoctoral

: of, relating to, or engaged in academic study leading to the doctoral degree

First Known Use of predoctoral

1937


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