PhD

An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
1. (Doctor of Philosophy)
a. el doctorado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Gene just completed his PhD in English literature.Gene acaba de concluir su doctorado en literatura inglesa.
2. (form of address)
a. el Dr.
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The lecturer was Robert Verne, PhD.El ponente era el Dr. Robert Verne.
b. la Dra.
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The book was written by Ana Escobar, PhD.El libro fue escrito por la Dra. Ana Escobar.
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PhD
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (person)
a. el doctor(ora)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la doctor(ora)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (degree)
a. el doctorado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
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PhD
abbreviation:noun
Doctor of Philosophy (qualification) doctorado (m); (person) doctoradoctora (m) (f) en filosofía;a doctora
to have a PhD in ... tener un doctorado en ...
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Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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