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POSTDOCTORAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does postdoctoral mean? 

POSTDOCTORAL (noun)
  The noun POSTDOCTORAL has 1 sense:

1. a grant that funds postdoctoral study or research

  Familiarity information: POSTDOCTORAL used as a noun is very rare.


POSTDOCTORAL (adjective)
  The adjective POSTDOCTORAL has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to study or research that is done after work for the doctoral degree has been completed

  Familiarity information: POSTDOCTORAL used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


POSTDOCTORAL (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 ("postdoctoral" is a kind of...):

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


POSTDOCTORAL (adjective)


Sense 1postdoctoral [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to study or research that is done after work for the doctoral degree has been completed

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Pertainym:

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


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