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  • adj. Relating to a doctorate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or relating to a doctor, or to the degree of doctor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating or pertaining to the degree of doctor, or to the profession of a teacher or doctor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to a doctor or doctorate


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