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advanced degree Syllabification: ad·vanced de·gree

Definition of advanced degree in English:


A postgraduate degree, especially a master’s degree or a doctorate.
Example sentences
  • Of the 1132 female respondents, 148 had earned an advanced degree (Master's or above).
  • Given that the majority of female college presidents hold a doctorate, an advanced degree may actually be a prerequisite or screening type of variable for top administrative positions.
  • If you decide to go back to school, whether for another degree or an advanced degree, you should already be clear about what you'd like to accomplish.
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