Definition of DLitt in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌdēˈlit/
(also DLit)


1Doctor of Letters.
Example sentences
  • Perhaps the most important Irish novelist writing today, he counts among his many accolades multiple Arts Council awards and an honorary DLitt from Trinity College, Dublin.
  • On the same morning, he will be given a Doctor of Letters (DLitt).
  • She won the Patrick White Literary Award in 1983 and received an honorary DLitt from the University of Sydney in 1986.


From Latin Doctor Litterarum.

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Syllabification: DLitt

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