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  1. Ph.D., PhD(noun)

    a doctorate usually based on at least 3 years graduate study and a dissertation; the highest degree awarded graduate study


  1. PhD

    Ph.D. are a British group best known for their UK Top 10 hit "I Won't Let You Down" in April 1982, although the song had been a hit the previous year throughout Europe. The band took its name from the initial letters of its three members' surnames; Phillips, Hymas and Diamond. The name was written so as to be a visual pun on the letters denoting a degree of the same name.

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  2. PHD

    What does PHD stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the PHD acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of PHD in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of PHD in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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