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formal exposition in writing of the principles of a subject, more detailed than an essay
Not to be confused with:
treaties – formal agreements; formal documents embodying an agreement; compacts
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A systematic, usually extensive written discourse on a subject.
[Middle English treatis, from Anglo-Norman tretiz, alteration of treteiz, from Vulgar Latin *tractātīcius, from Latin tractātus, past participle of tractāre, to drag about, deal with; see treat.]
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1. a formal work on a subject, esp one that deals systematically with its principles and conclusions
2. an obsolete word for narrative
[C14: from Anglo-French tretiz, from Old French tretier to treat]
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a formal and systematic exposition in writing of the principles of a subject, generally longer and more detailed than an essay.
[1300–50; Middle English tretis < Anglo-French tretiz, akin to Old French traitier to treat]
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|Noun||1.||treatise - a formal exposition |
piece of writing, written material, writing - the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"
dissertation, thesis - a treatise advancing a new point of view resulting from research; usually a requirement for an advanced academic degree
monograph - a detailed and documented treatise on a particular subject
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noun paper, work, writing, study, essay, thesis, tract, pamphlet, exposition, dissertation, monograph, disquisition Locke's treatise on Civil Government
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بَحْث، رِسالَه في مَوضوع
treatise[ˈtriːtɪz] N → tratado m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
treatise[ˈtriːtɪz] n → traité m (ouvrage)
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n → Abhandlung f (→ on über +acc)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
treatise[ˈtriːtɪz] n → trattato
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
treatise(ˈtriːtiz) , ((American) -s) noun
a long, detailed, formal piece of writing on some subject. He wrote a treatise on methods of education. verhandeling بَحْث، رِسالَه في مَوضوع тратктат dissertação pojednání die Abhandlung afhandling πραγματείαtratado uurimus رساله tutkielma traité מַסָה प्रबन्ध rasprava értekezés karangan fræðileg ritgerð trattato 論文 (학문적) 논문 traktatas traktāts; apcerējums karangan verhandelingavhandlingrozprawa, traktat رساله dissertação tratat трактат rozprava, výklad razprava traktat avhandling ตำรา tez, bilimsel inceleme (專題)論文 трактат; наукова праця مقالہ chuyên luận （专题）论文
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