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postdoctoral Line breaks: post|doc¦tor¦al
Pronunciation: /pəʊs(t)ˈdɒkt(ə)r(ə)l/

Definition of postdoctoral in English:


Relating to or denoting research undertaken after the completion of doctoral research: a postdoctoral fellowship
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  • She has completed a research postdoctoral fellowship in physiology at Temple.
  • He has trained 36 master's and doctoral students or postdoctoral research associates.
  • The members of the board didn't understand postdoctoral research fellowships.

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