Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun academic_degree

1 sense of academic degree

Sense 1
academic degree, degree -- (an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study; "he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude")
       => award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels -- (a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery")

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