Definition of 'degree'
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We have agreed some increases in various areas to differing degrees. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There should be a high degree of correlation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The majority of entrants to degree courses are female. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Turning the thermostat down by just one degree can save you around 80 a year. The Sun (2016)I have also acquired a degree of detachment over time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A degree apprentice may also have to pay back course fees if they drop out. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Over the same period, the big four have narrowed the price gap with the discounters in varying degrees. Times, Sunday Times (2017)New police officers will need to have university degrees for the first time under one of the most radical overhauls of the service in generations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are different in degree, goes the new consensus, not in kind. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To different degrees, but across the board, competition in providing the best healthcare is encouraged. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We all have the ability to be bad to different degrees. The Sun (2014)Her painted cheeks swivelled through an angle of ninety degrees. A BOOK OF LANDS AND PEOPLES (2003)This is a decent enough income for a share that also offers a degree of capital growth. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Of course she is taking a science degree rather than arts and perhaps this is the difference. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He received dozens of honorary degrees and awards. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Turning dreams into reality is something all entrepreneurs attempt to do with varying degrees of success. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The revolutionary takeover of lands and industry occurred to differing degrees according to the area in question. The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution and RevengeSwitch off lights when you leave a room and turn the thermostat down by one degree. The Sun (2014)This allows it to claim a high degree of objective verification. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)You can apply for many financial awards during the course of your degree. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The works often retain an astonishing degree of emotional intensity and chilling weirdness. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Those without a college degree make less than those with a college degree. Christianity Today (2000)They must also cope with bowlers who are allowed a degree of latitude in straightening their arms. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These portfolios offer different degrees of risk. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)All of their angles are whole numbers of degrees and no angle exceeds ninety degrees. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The relationship between exercise and health has long been known to vary with degree. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Social arrangements differed more in degree than in kind from those in other colonies. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)So the difference here is one of degree and not of kind. The Developing Child (7th edn.) (1995)These groups require a high degree of readiness and motivation. Trauma and Recovery (1992)Who will benefit from shorter degree courses? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Students typically have a first degree in the physical sciences, engineering or mathematics. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If this difference is a matter of degree rather than kind, where do our ethical judgements lie? The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
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Translations for 'degree'
British English: degree /dɪˈɡriː/ NOUN
You use degree to indicate the extent to which something happens or is the case.
These barriers ensure a very high degree of protection.
- American English: degree
- Arabic: دَرَجَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: grau
- Chinese: 程度
- Croatian: stupanj
- Czech: míra
- Danish: grad
- Dutch: graad
- European Spanish: grado nivel
- Finnish: aste
- French: licence
- German: Grad
- Greek: βαθμός
- Italian: grado
- Japanese: 程度
- Korean: 정도
- Norwegian: grad
- Polish: stopień ranga
- European Portuguese: grau
- Romanian: nivel
- Russian: степень
- Spanish: grado
- Swedish: grad temperatur
- Thai: องศา
- Turkish: derece sıcaklık
- Ukrainian: ступінь
- Vietnamese: mức độ
Definition of degree from the Collins English Dictionary
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