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POSTDOC

 Dictionary entry overview: What does postdoc mean? 

POSTDOC (noun)
  The noun POSTDOC has 2 senses:

1. a grant that funds postdoctoral study or research
2. a scholar or researcher who is involved in academic study beyond the level of a doctoral degree

  Familiarity information: POSTDOC used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


POSTDOC (noun)


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Meaning:

A grant that funds postdoctoral study or research

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

post doc; postdoc; postdoctoral

Hypernyms ("postdoc" is a kind of...):

grant-in-aid (a grant to a person or school for some educational project)


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Meaning:

A scholar or researcher who is involved in academic study beyond the level of a doctoral degree

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

post doc; postdoc

Hypernyms ("postdoc" is a kind of...):

investigator; research worker; researcher (a scientist who devotes himself to doing research)

bookman; scholar; scholarly person; student (a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines)


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