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postdoctoral

[pohst-dok-ter-uh l] /poʊstˈdɒk tər əl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to study or professional work undertaken after the receipt of a doctorate:
postdoctoral courses.
Origin of postdoctoral
1935-1940
1935-40; post- + doctoral
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British Dictionary definitions for postdoctoral

postdoctoral

/pəʊstˈdɒktərəl/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or designating studies, research, or professional work above the level of a doctorate
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