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thesis

Pronunciation: the'sis, -sez

Definition:

  1. Any theory or hypothesis advanced as a basis for discussion.
  2. A proposition submitted by the candidate for a doctoral degree in some universities, which must be sustained by argument against any objections offered.
  3. An essay on a medical topic prepared by the graduating student.

[G. a placing, a position, thesis]

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