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dissertation

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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dissertationdis‧ser‧ta‧tion /ˌdɪsəˈteɪʃən $ ˌdɪsər-/ ●○○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SECTCa long piece of writing on a particular subject, especially one written for a university degreethesis
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dissertationThis gives the user the opportunity to produce an index to a long document such as a report or a dissertation.In effect, such an order intends that all dissertations and papers will be submitted for vetting.His dissertation on feline neural disorders would waIt.Limitations of space preclude a lengthy dissertation on what is a vast subject.Not demands, orders, or dissertations, just requests.The only exception to this happy situation is the case study or historical thesis or dissertation.This covers matriculation, tuition and one diet of examinations including examination of a postgraduate thesis or dissertation.As is often the case with dissertations, mine dealt with dramatic events but was abstract, academic, and lifeless.
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