Definition of doctoral in English:

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doctoral

Pronunciation: /ˈdäkt(ə)rəl/

adjective

[attributive]
Relating to or designed to achieve a doctorate: a doctoral dissertation
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  • As it turns out, one purpose of my doctoral dissertation is to do exactly that.
  • This book, developed from a doctoral thesis, belongs to the Oxford Historical Monographs series.
  • Chekhov hoped to use the results of his research for his doctoral dissertation.

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Syllabification: doc·tor·al

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