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thesis

Pronunciation: /ˈθiːsɪs/

Translation of thesis in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -ses /-siːz/)

  • 1.1 (argument) tesis (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The thesis you put forward equating leftist parties has the same credibility as the joke about Hitler and Stalin.
    • My impression of your central thesis is that, contrary to how we may view ourselves as a society, we are in fact a lot more uptight about sex than we'd like to believe.
    • Although ingeniously and entertainingly argued with a wealth of detail, the thesis is not conclusively proven.
    1.2 (dissertation) tesis (feminine); (shorter) tesina (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • In traditional paper-based university libraries, higher degree theses and research articles are viewed and treated very differently.
    • The book is a compilation of doctoral candidates' dissertations and theses.
    • These essays grew out of my Columbia University master's thesis on Hopkins, written in 1942.

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