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Meaning of “dissertation” in the English Dictionary

"dissertation" in British English

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dissertationnoun [C]

uk   /ˌdɪs.əˈteɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ɚ-/
C1 a ​longpiece of writing on a ​particularsubject, ​especially one that is done in ​order to ​receive a ​degree at ​college or ​university: Ann did her dissertation on Baudelaire.
(Definition of dissertation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dissertationnoun [C]

 us   /ˌdɪs·ərˈteɪ·ʃən/
a ​longpiece of writing on a ​particularsubject, esp. one that is done for a Ph.D. (= high ​universitydegree)
(Definition of dissertation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dissertation”
in Korean 논문…
in Arabic اُطروحة…
in Malaysian hujah yang halus…
in French exposé, mémoire…
in Russian диссертация…
in Chinese (Traditional) 專題論文, 學位論文…
in Italian dissertazione di laurea…
in Turkish tez, bilimsel inceleme…
in Polish rozprawa, dysertacja…
in Spanish tesina, disertación…
in Vietnamese luận văn…
in Portuguese dissertação…
in Thai ปริญญานิพนธ์…
in German die Dissertation…
in Catalan tesina, tesi…
in Japanese 学位論文…
in Chinese (Simplified) 专题论文, 学位论文…
in Indonesian disertasi…
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