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Definitions of degree:

part of speech: noun

1. A rank conferred by colleges and universities in recognition of the completion of a certain course of study or as a mark of honor. The most common medical degrees are Chirurgiae Magister ( C. M.), master in surgery; Medicinae Bachelor ( M. B.), bachelor of medicine; Medicinae Doctor ( M. D.), doctor of medicine. 2. One of the divisions on the scale of a thermometer, barometer, etc.

Usage examples for degree:

  • They also carefully kept his face from being seen in the least degree by the people. "Cinq Mars, Complete", Alfred de Vigny Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  • We must, however, remember that this is a question of degree only. "Response in the Living and Non-Living", Jagadis Chunder Bose
  • And they are in a high degree original. "Adventures in Criticism", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

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