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degree /dɪˈɡriː/ noun

زینه ، رتبه ، پایه ، دیپلم یا درجه تحصیل ، علوم مهندسی: اندازه ، عمران: درجه ، معماری: درجه ، قانون ـ فقه: درجه ، روانشناسی: درجه ، نجوم: درجه ، علوم نظامی: رتبه بندی کردن
کامپیوتر: درجه- رتبه- مدرک کامپیوتر: زاویه ، درجه

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

Synonyms: stage, grade, notch, point, rung, step, unit
Related Words: dimension, extent, magnitude, measure, size

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

degree S2 W1 /dɪˈɡriː/ noun
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French; Origin: degré, from Latin gradus 'step, grade']

1. [countable] (written abbreviation deg.) a unit for measuring temperature. It can be shown as a symbol after a number. For example, 70º means 70 degrees:
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
20 degrees Celsius/70 degrees Fahrenheit/1 degree Centigrade etc
The temperature dropped to five degrees Centigrade.

2. [countable] (written abbreviation deg.) a unit for measuring the size of an angle. It can be shown as a symbol after a number. For example, 18º means 18 degrees:
Then the cylinder is rotated 180 degrees.

3. [uncountable and countable] the level or amount of something
degree of
1960s Britain was characterised by a greater degree of freedom than before.
Newspapers vary in the degree to which they emphasize propaganda rather than information.

4. to a degree (also to some degree/to a certain degree) partly:
To a degree, it is possible to educate oneself.
We’re all willing to support him to some degree.

5. [countable] a course of study at a university or college, or the qualification that is given to you when you have successfully completed the course
degree in
a degree in Economics
Applicants must have a degree in Engineering.
an Honours degree

6. by degrees very slowly Synonym : gradually:
By degrees, he forced himself into a sitting position.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. measurement of angles
VERB + DEGREE rotate (through), spin (through), turn (through) The car had spun through 180 degrees on impact.
DEGREE + NOUN angle Place the shelf at a 90 degree angle to the wall.
DEGREE + NOUN through … ~s If you study the sky through 360 degrees you will see a whole range of colours.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. measurement of temperature
VERB + DEGREE reach Temperatures inside the burning building are estimated to have reached 600 degrees centigrade.
PREP. at … ~s Water boils at 100 degrees centigrade.
PHRASES degrees above/below zero, degrees Celsius/centigrade/Fahrenheit, minus 10, 20, etc. degrees

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

III. amount/level
ADJ. considerable, exceptional, extraordinary, great, high, large, remarkable, substantial, surprising, unusual, the utmost the utmost degree of freedom
fair, moderate, modest It was possible to date these remains with a fair degree of accuracy.
low, minimal, slight, small He would try anything to make her even the smallest degree happier.
lesser The tax changes will especially hit those on high incomes and, to a lesser degree, small businesses.
varying keen amateurs who work hard, with varying degrees of success
alarming, dangerous, extreme His arguments are simplistic to an extreme degree.
acceptable, adequate, meaningful, real, significant The book fails to answer the question with any acceptable degree of certainty.
appropriate, necessary, proper, requisite, right | unacceptable
PREP. in … ~s The party leaders were all found to be corrupt in varying degrees.
of … ~ employees of various degrees of ability
to a … ~ The boss sometimes follows her instincts to a dangerous degree.
with a … ~ of We all tried to find out about the bus service, with varying degrees of success.
~ of There is a degree of risk in any sport.
PHRASES by (slow) degrees By slow degrees, the company's turnover dwindled to nothing.
in (an) equal degree I felt excitement and sadness in equal degree as I waved goodbye to my colleagues.
a greater or lesser degree We were all disappointed to a greater or lesser degree.
to the nth degree (= to an extreme degree) The children tested her patience to the nth degree.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

IV. qualification
ADJ. college, university | first, ordinary, undergraduate | higher, master's, postgraduate, research | BA, BEd, BSc, MA, MSc, PhD, etc. | honours | pass | good, poor | first-class, (lower/upper) second-class, third-class Candidates must have at least an upper second class honours degree.
honorary | business, medical, history, law, philosophy, etc. | professional Candidates must hold a professional degree in architecture.
external | combined, joint, joint/combined subject, joint honours a joint honours degree in Business Studies and Modern Languages
modular | part-time
VERB + DEGREE have, hold | do, take He took a degree in law then joined a law firm.
be awarded, gain, get, obtain, receive | award sb, confer on sb The university conferred on him the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws.
DEGREE + NOUN course, level
PREP. ~ in a degree in economics

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


a good degree (=that you pass at a good level)
Mature students are more likely to get a good degree.
a university/college degree
For many jobs you need to have a university degree.
a first-class/second-class/third-class degree (=the level at which you pass a degree at a British university)
She was awarded a first-class degree.
an honours degree (=a British university degree that is above pass level)
The ideal candidate will have an honours degree.
a first/undergraduate degree (=the lowest level of degree)
First degrees usually take three or four years.
a higher/postgraduate degree (=one that you take after a first degree)
He was offered a grant for a postgraduate degree.
a master's degree (=a higher degree for which you study for one or two years)
She's taking her master's degree.
a science degree (=in a science subject)
The government is encouraging more people to get a science degree.
an arts degree (=in a subject that is not science)
She has an arts degree from Sussex University.
a history/chemistry/law etc degree
I decided to do a Maths degree.
a joint degree British English (=in which you study two subjects)
a joint degree in Economics and Statistics
a research degree (=a higher degree for which you do your own research)
have a degree
You will earn more if you have a college degree.
hold a degree formal (=have one)
The ideal candidate will hold a degree in physical chemistry.
do/take a degree in something (=study for a degree)
Not enough students are taking degrees in Physics.
get/gain a degree
She worked hard and got a good degree.
be awarded a degree formal (=get one)
At the end of the three years, he was awarded a first-class honours degree.
a degree course
I didn't enjoy the first year of my degree course.
degree level
Candidates should be educated to degree level.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: I have a Master degree in international journalism.
GOOD: I have a Master's degree in international journalism.

Usage Note:
a Master's degree (or a Master's ), a bachelor's degree (WITH 's ): 'I'm studying for a Master's degree in fuel science.'

BAD: I have the degree in economics.
GOOD: I have a degree in economics.

Usage Note:
a degree (NOT the ): 'She is studying for a postgraduate degree.'

BAD: He is studying for a degree of computer science
GOOD: He is studying for a degree in computer science

Usage Note:
a degree in a particular subject (NOT of ): 'a degree in law'.
Note the alternative structure: 'a computer science degree,' 'a law degree'

DUBIOUS: I've come here to obtain a Master's degree in International Journalism.
GOOD: I've come here to do a Master's degree in International Journalism.

Usage Note:
do/take/get a degree (in a particular subject area): 'I'm thinking about doing a Master's degree in business administration.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

See: to a degree , to the nth degree

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

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