Definition of dissertate in English:


Line breaks: dis¦ser|tate
Pronunciation: /ˈdɪsəteɪt/

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[no object]
1 rare Discourse on a particular subject: we have dissertated on the church at Antioch
1.1Write a dissertation: he was working incredibly long hours and I was dissertating at Stanford, she dissertated on selfhood and storytelling


mid 18th century: from Latin dissertat-, from dissertare 'to continue to discuss'.

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