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Meaning of DISSERTATION

Pronunciation:  `disur'teyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a treatise advancing a new point of view resulting from research; usually a requirement for an advanced academic degree
 

DISSERTATION is a 12 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: thesis
 
 See Also: treatise

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis`ser*ta"tion\, n. [L. dissertatio: cf. F.
dissertation.]
A formal or elaborate argumentative discourse, oral or
written; a disquisition; an essay; a discussion; as,
Dissertations on the Prophecies.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: argumentation, article, causerie, descant, discourse, discussion, disputation, disquisition, essay, etude, examination, excursus, exposition, feature, first approach, homily, introductory study, lucubration, memoir, monograph, morceau, note, outline, pandect, paper, paragraph, piece, preliminary study, prolegomenon, research paper, screed, sketch, special article, study, survey, term paper, theme, thesis, tract, tractate, treatise, treatment
 

 

 

 

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