advanced degree

ad·vanced de·gree
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-vanst, -vahnst dih-gree]
    • /ædˈvænst, -ˈvɑnst dɪˈgri/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-vanst, -vahnst dih-gree]
    • /ædˈvænst, -ˈvɑnst dɪˈgri/

Definitions of advanced degree words

  • noun advanced degree an academic degree conferred for completion of requirements beyond the undergraduate college level, as M.S. or Ph.D. 1
  • noun advanced degree (education) A university degree, such as an MSc or PhD, awarded after a baccalaureate on completion of a further program of academic studies. 0

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Origin of advanced degree

First appearance:

before 1950
One of the 5% newest English words
First recorded in 1950-55

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Parts of speech for Advanced degree


advanced degree popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 71% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for advanced degree

noun advanced degree

  • phd — degree: Doctor of Philosophy
  • doctorate — Doctor of Philosophy (def 1).
  • master's degree — a degree awarded by a graduate school or department, usually to a person who has completed at least one year of graduate study.

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