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ABD

 (ā′bē-dē′)
n.
A candidate for a doctorate who has completed all the requirements for the degree, such as courses and examinations, with the exception of the dissertation.

[a(ll) b(ut) d(issertation).]

ABD

all but dissertation: applied to a person who has completed all requirements for a doctoral degree except for the dissertation.
Translations

ABD

(US Univ) abbr of all but dissertation Status eines Doktoranden, der seine Dissertation noch schreiben muss; she was still ABD after four yearsnach vier Jahren als Doktorandin hatte sie ihre Dissertation immer noch nicht geschrieben
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The latest ABDs installed in T1 are slightly different to the initial batch supplied for that facility as the new units are hybrid fixed desk versions.
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