Definition of dissertation in English:

dissertation

Line breaks: dis¦ser|ta¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌdɪsəˈteɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

Derivatives

dissertational

adjective
More example sentences
  • Novelty of a dissertational work and its theme should be closely connected.
  • Under the existing law the dissertational councils can be created only in the institutions, which provide postgraduate study in different fields.

Origin

early 17th century (in the sense 'discussion, debate'): from Latin dissertatio(n-), from dissertare 'continue to discuss', from disserere 'examine, discuss'.

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