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dissertation at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['dısə'teıʃən]

dissertation at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1611, from L. dissertationem (nom. dissertatio) "discourse," from dissertare "debate, argue," frequentive of disserere "discuss, examine," from dis- "apart" + serere "to arrange words." Sense of "formal, written treatise" is 1651. ///

dissertation at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] [Date: 1600-1700; Language: Latin; Origin: dissertatio, from dissertare 'to discuss']// a long piece of writing on a particular subject, especially one written for a university degree//

dissertation at German => English Of Explained:

dissertation

dissertation at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

42 Moby Thesaurus words for "dissertation":
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

dissertation at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Dissertation): dissertation, treatise, essay, thesis, theme, monograph, tract, memoir, disquisition, lecture, sermon, homily, commentary, review, critique, criticism, article, essay, study, explication de texte .

dissertation at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
~ (on sth) a long piece of writing on a particular subject, especially one written for a university degree

dissertation at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
~ (on sth) a long piece of writing on a particular subject, especially one written for a university degree

Dissertation at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Dissertation \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.

dissertation at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

dissertation
n : a treatise advancing a new point of view resulting from
research; usually a requirement for an advanced academic
degree [syn: {thesis}]

dissertation at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » dissertationem, from Inter: term » dissertare.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˌdɪsə(ɹ)ˈteɪʃən/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /%dIs@"teIS@n/
  • Inter: a » GenAm Inter: IPA » /ˌdɪsɚˈteɪʃən/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /%dIs@`"teIS@n/
  • Inter: rhymes » eɪʃən

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n

  • 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.
    1. A lengthy lecture on a subject; a treatise; a discourse; a sermon.

      Derived terms

      * doctoral dissertation

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » formal exposition of a subject

  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|論文|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|论文|tr=lùnwén|sc=Hani
  • Czech: disertační práce {{f}}, disertace {{f}}
  • Dutch: proefschrift {{n}}, thesis {{f}} (Flemish), dissertatie {{f}}
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|disertaĵo, Inter: t- » eo|disertacio
  • Finnish: tieteellinen tutkielma, väitöskirja
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|dissertation|f
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Doktorarbeit|f, Inter: t+ » de|Dissertation|f
  • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|תזה|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|disszertáció
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|dissertazione
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|学位論文|tr=がくいろんぶん, gakui ronbun|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|博士論文|tr=はくしろんぶん, hakushi ronbun|sc=Jpan
    • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|doktorat|m
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|dissertação
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|disertación|f
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|avhandling


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    References

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    Translation: et » dissertation
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    Translation: zh » dissertation