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Ph.D.

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  1. Doctor of Philosophy.

Origin of Ph.D.

From the Latin word Philosophiae Doctor
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  • It was a great diversion from the late nights working on my PhD.

    Little Brother

    Cory Doctorow

  • Damn few of them got it from me, I'm happy to say, and those that did, knew more about the subject than most PhD's.

    Revenge

    Arthur Porges


British Dictionary definitions for phd

PhD

abbreviation for
  1. Doctor of PhilosophyAlso: DPhil
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