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Princeton's WordNet

  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

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  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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  1. Aveek Bhattacharya:

    I was basically going to default to academia, I was pretty sure I was going to do a PhD when I started my masters.

  2. Karthik Athreya:

    Writers who have not taken a year of PhD coursework in a decent economics department (and passed their PhD qualifying exams), cannot meaningfully advance the discussion on economic policy.

  3. Karthik Athreya:

    For my part, seventeen years after my first PhD coursework, I still feel ill at ease with my grasp of many issues, and I am fairly confident that this is not just a question of limited intellect.

  4. Timothy Camus:

    I know other people who've heard the story say 'How did a guy with a PhD fall victim?' I was the perfect victim. I've never been audited, never paid a traffic ticket. I don't know how to pay fines. How do I know they aren't stern and serious about everything?

  5. Al Cadenhead:

    It was like I came out of a coma and realized this was not normal and this is not how you do business, i know other people who've heard the story say 'How did a guy with a PhD fall victim?' I was the perfect victim. I've never been audited, never paid a traffic ticket. I don't know how to pay fines. How do I know they aren't stern and serious about everything?

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