also postdoctorate adjective Date: 1936 being beyond the doctoral level: a. of or relating to advanced academic or professional work beyond a doctor's degree <
a postdoctoral fellowship
b. engaged in such work <
postdoctoral scholars

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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