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dis·ser·ta·tion

 (dĭs′ər-tā′shən)
n.
A lengthy, formal treatise, especially one written by a candidate for the doctoral degree at a university; a thesis.

dissertation

(ˌdɪsəˈteɪʃən)
n
1. (Education) a written thesis, often based on original research, usually required for a higher degree
2. a formal discourse
ˌdisserˈtational adj
ˌdisserˈtationist n

dis•ser•ta•tion

(ˌdɪs ərˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an essay or thesis, esp. one written by a candidate for a doctorate.
2. any formal discourse.
[1605–15; < Latin dissertātiō]
dis`ser•ta′tion•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dissertation - a treatise advancing a new point of view resulting from research; usually a requirement for an advanced academic degree
treatise - a formal exposition

dissertation

noun thesis, essay, discourse, critique, exposition, treatise, disquisition He is currently writing a dissertation.

dissertation

noun
1. A formal, lengthy exposition of a topic:
2. A thorough, written presentation of an original point of view:
Translations
بَحْث، رِسالَه عِلْمِيَّه
disertace
afhandlingdisputats
disszertáció
ritgerî, fyrirlestur
disertacija
disertācija
dizertácia
doktora tezitez

dissertation

[ˌdɪsəˈteɪʃən] Ndisertación f (US) (Univ) → tesis f inv (Brit) (Univ) → tesina f

dissertation

[ˌdɪsərˈteɪʃən] n
(= essay) → dissertation f
(mainly British) (for masters degree)mémoire m
(mainly US) (for doctorate)thèse f

dissertation

nwissenschaftliche Arbeit; (for PhD) → Dissertation f; (fig)Vortrag m

dissertation

[ˌdɪsəˈteɪʃn] n (Univ) → tesi f inv, dissertazione f

dissertation

(disəˈteiʃən) noun
a long formal talk or piece of writing (for a university degree etc).
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