nostrify

verb /ˈnɒs.tɹɪ.faɪ,ˈnɑs.tɹə.faɪ/
a) To nostrificate; to grant recognition to a degree from a foreign university.

The status of academic school is conferred on any institution by a special law, and only academic schools are authorized to confer degrees and nostrify degrees granted Polish citizens abroad.

b) To adopt, accept, or include as part of ones own culture.

He wanted to lecture on medicine and for that reason planned to nostrify his Paduan doctorate.


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