dissertation

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin dissertātiō, dissertātiōnem, from dissertare.

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NounEdit

dissertation (plural dissertations)

  1. A formal exposition of a subject, especially a research paper that students write in order to complete the requirements for a doctoral degree; a thesis.
  2. A lengthy lecture on a subject; a treatise; a discourse; a sermon.

Derived termsEdit

  • doctoral dissertation

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