What does doctoral mean?

Definitions for doctoral
-ˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-doc·tor·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. doctoral, doctorialadjective

    of or relating to a doctor or doctorate

    "doctoral dissertation"; "doctorial candidates"


  1. doctoraladjective

    Relating to a doctorate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Doctoraladjective

    of or relating to a doctor, or to the degree of doctor

    Etymology: [Cf. F. doctoral.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of doctoral in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of doctoral in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of doctoral in a Sentence

  1. Gerald McSwiggan:

    The English department faculty saw a need for additional scholarship in Black studies, and decided to focus doctoral admissions this year on prospective PhD students with an interest in working in and with Black Studies, as with other departments in the University, the departments faculty will decide which areas of scholarship they wish to focus on for PhD admissions in future years.

  2. Heather Kugelmass:

    This study identified racial and class-based disparities in access, but could not evaluate potential solutions, also, it’s important to caution that this study investigated only doctoral-level psychotherapists in New York City who were sole practitioners; therefore, recommendations based on this research might not be generalizable.

  3. Dean Acheson:

    The task of a public officer seeking to explain and gain support for a major policy is not that of the writer of a doctoral thesis, qualification must give way to simplicity of statement, nicety and nuance to bluntness, almost brutality, in carrying home a point.

  4. Mayim Bialik:

    I got my undergrad degree in neuroscience and Hebrew and Jewish studies, and then I went on to a doctoral program.

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