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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dissertation 
  n  :  a  treatise  advancing  a  new  point  of  view  resulting  from 
  research;  usually  a  requirement  for  an  advanced  academic 
  degree  [syn:  {thesis}] 




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