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advanced degree

noun
1.
an academic degree conferred for completion of requirements beyond the undergraduate college level, as M.S. or Ph.D.
Origin of advanced degree
1950-1955
1950-55
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  • An additional two to four years of study and research were required for the awarding of an advanced degree.

    Area Handbook for Romania Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • I had heard that Cleary was sensitive about having no advanced degree.

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  • It doesn't take an advanced degree in psychotherapy to know that people can have many different kinds of personal problems.

  • If your husband is a professional man and you have married early, he may still be working for an advanced degree.

  • This clinical form represents the most advanced degree attained by the disease; it might be called the tic's apogee.

  • Alike in speaking and in writing O. betrays an advanced degree of mental instability.

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