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thesis

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈθiːsɪs/ (plural theses /ˈθiːsiːz/)
WRITING B2 a long piece of writing that you do as part of an advanced university course: a master's/PhD thesisPapers and compositionsOfficial documentsSchool and vocational qualifications
IDEA formal a theory that is suggested and can then be argued with or agreed with: That is the central thesis of the book.Topics and areas of interest
(Definition of thesis from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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